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Surviving Savannah

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Summary: "It was called "The Titanic of the South." The luxury steamship sank in 1838 with Savannah's elite on board; through time, their fates were forgotten--until the wreck was found, and now their story is finally being told. When Savannah history professor Everly Winthrop is asked to guest-curate a new museum collection focusing on artifacts recovered from the steamship Pulaski, she's shocked. The ship sank after a boiler explosion in 1838, and the wreckage was just discovered, 180 years later. Everly can't resist the opportunity to try to solve some of the mysteries and myths surrounding the devastating night of its sinking. Everly's research leads her to the astounding history of a family of eleven who boarded the Pulaski together, and the extraordinary stories of two women from this family: a known survivor, Augusta Longstreet, and her niece, Lilly Dawson, who was never found, along with her child. These aristocratic women were part of Savannah's society, but when the ship exploded, each was faced with difficult and heartbreaking decisions. This is a moving and powerful exploration of what women will do to endure in the face of tragedy, the role fate plays, and the myriad ways we survive the surviving"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 1432885863
  • ISBN: 9781432885861
  • Physical Description: 631 pages (large print) ; 23 cm
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: [Waterville, Maine] : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2021.
Subject: Pulaski (Steamship) Fiction
Shipwrecks Georgia Fiction
Shipwreck survival Fiction
Historians United States Fiction
Large type books
Savannah (Ga.) Social life and customs 19th century Fiction
Savannah (Ga.) Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.

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