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Richard Davenport-Hines won the Wolfson Prize for History for his first book, 'Dudley Docker'. He is an adviser to the 'Oxford Dictionary of National Biography' and has also written biographies of W.H.Auden and Marcel Proust. His most recent book, 'Ettie, the Intimate Life of Lady Desborough' was published in 2008. A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and the Royal Society of Literature, he reviews for the Sunday Telegraph, the Sunday Times and the Times Literary Supplement.

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Titanic Lives Migrants and Millionaires, Conmen and Crew by Richard Davenport-Hines
Titanic Lives Migrants and Millionaires, Conmen and Crew
Richard Davenport-Hines
Sue Baker's view... An examination of the passengers and crew of the Titanic, who together formed a microcosm of Edwardian Society from the humblest stoker to the billionaire Astors. We learn the “back story”, who these people were, why...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2012
Titanic Lives Migrants and Millionaires, Conmen and Crew by Richard Davenport-Hines
Titanic Lives Migrants and Millionaires, Conmen and Crew
Richard Davenport-Hines
Sue Baker's view... An examination of the passengers and crew of the Titanic, who together formed a microcosm of Edwardian Society from the humblest stoker to the billionaire Astors. We learn the “back story”, who these people were, why...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970

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