Author:Creighton, David


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Losing the Empress: A Personal Journey --- The Empress of Ireland's Enduring Shadow ( Empress of Ireland Sinking )

By: Creighton, David

Price: $13.13

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Toronto, ON: Dundurn Press, 2000, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Not Signed

Seller ID: 149658

ISBN: 1550023403

Condition: Near Fine (see description)

-------------trade paperback, a Near Fine copy, 253 pages, illustrated with b&w photos, ----"The Empress of Ireland''s last voyage ended on May 29, 1914, when she was rammed by a Norwegian coal-carrier in a fog patch on the St. Lawrence River near Rimouski. For David Creighton, her voyage still continues. ---In Losing the Empress, Creighton delves into the lives of his grandparents - Salvation Army officers who were lost on the Empress - and the lives of their five orphaned children who would soon be plunged into World War I. His discoveries reveal amazing details about the Empress, whic... View more info