My Father: Personal & Spiritual ReminiscenceseBook - 1913
Among the many luminaries onboard Titanic during her ill-fated maiden voyage, William Thomas Stead might have been the most famous at the time of the sinking. An English journalist and editor, Stead was an early pioneer of investigative journalism and influential in demonstrating how the press could be used to influence public opinion. He was also renowned as a social reformer, advocating for world peace, women's rights, and the protection of civil liberties. In this 1913 volume, Estelle W. Stead reflects on the extraordinary life of her father and includes her remembrances of his final days prior to boarding the Titanic ("he was full of enthusiasm and delight at the size and magnificence of the ship") as well as remembrances from his fellow passengers of his final moments on the ship ("When we, the last life-boat left, and they could do no more, he stood alone at the edge of the deck, in silence...").
Publisher: London : William Heinemann, 1913
Characteristics: 1 online resource (375 p.)