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Distant Waves

A Novel of the Titanic
Weyn, Suzanne (Book - 2009)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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In the early twentieth century, four sisters and their widowed mother, a famed spiritualist, travel from New York to London, and as the Titanic conveys them and their acquaintances, journalist W.T. Stead, scientist Nikola Tesla, and industrialist John Jacob Astor, home, Tesla's inventions will either doom or save them all.
Authors: Weyn, Suzanne
Statement of Responsibility: Suzanne Weyn
Title: Distant waves
a novel of the Titanic
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 330 p. ; 22 cm.
Summary: In the early twentieth century, four sisters and their widowed mother, a famed spiritualist, travel from New York to London, and as the Titanic conveys them and their acquaintances, journalist W.T. Stead, scientist Nikola Tesla, and industrialist John Jacob Astor, home, Tesla's inventions will either doom or save them all.
Subject Headings: Great Britain History George V, 1910-1936 Fiction London (England) History 20th century Fiction New York (State) History 20th century Fiction Stead, W. T. (William Thomas), 1849-1912 Fiction Astor, John Jacob, 1763-1848 Fiction Tesla, Nikola, 1856-1943 Fiction Titanic (Steamship) Fiction Inventors Fiction Mothers and daughters Fiction Sisters Fiction Spiritualists Fiction
Topical Term: Inventors
Mothers and daughters
Sisters
Spiritualists
LCCN: 2008040708
ISBN: 0545085721
9780545085724
Branch Call Number: FIC W
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A work of historic fiction featuring four sisters and their widowed mother, and historical figures such as Nikola Tesla and John Jacob Astor as passengers, defined by what ifs.


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Aug 01, 2014
  • biggles26 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I loved loved loved this book! NEED to make a movie based on this story

Sep 16, 2012
  • Petulla rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Love love love love love this book. So romanic and pleasant. This have to make a movie!!!

Mar 04, 2011
  • Watsonia rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Its such a good dog

Jan 30, 2011
  • Buymoria rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

A good read, mixed history in with spiritualism. Need to have a certain mindframe while reading, but even so I found it was really well written.

Jan 29, 2011
  • sportsbookspce rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This book was really good. It was suspensful and interesting. I loved reading it, the only part I wasn't very fond of was that the Titanic wasn't really mentioned till about the ending.

Jun 01, 2010
  • Bells rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Historical fiction infused with spiritualism and science fiction. Five sisters grow up with a medium mother in the town of Spirit Vale, New York. As their lives take on different paths, they find themselves together on the Titanic's fateful voyage. You will meet some interesting historical figures such as Nichola Tesla and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and you will be intrigued by some real-life mysteries such as Robertson's prophetic book about a ship named Titan that sinks on its maiden voyage- published 14 years before the Titanic sinks. Enjoyable.

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Jul 08, 2011
  • madeline_ann rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

madeline_ann thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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