Spirit of the Titanic by Nicola Pierce

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'Spirit of the Titanic is a story of hopes, dreams and survival.'


Fifteen-year-old Samuel Scott died while building the Titanic. As the ship sails to her doom, his ghost moves restlessly alongside the passengers and crew: Frederick Fleet: the young look-out who spotted the iceberg and who survived in a life-boat with (the unsinkable) Molly Brown; Howard Hartley Wallace: the heroic band-leader who played ragtime music as the freezing waters lapped at his feet; Harold Bride: the junior radio operator whose messages echoed on, long after the ship had disappeared to its icy grave …


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Tallaght-born Nicola Pierce is a writer, living in Drogheda. Emma Byrne is a graphic designer and artist. She is a graduate of Central Saint Martins School of Art and Design. She has won numerous awards for her design including The IDI (Irish Design Institute) Graduate Designer of the Year, the IDI Promotional Literature Award for her work on Brown Morning , and a Children's Books Ireland Bisto Merit Award for her work on Something Beginning With P: New Poems from Irish Poets . She has illustrated many books, including Best-Loved Oscar Wilde , Best Loved Yeats , The Most Beautiful Letter in the World by Karl O'Neill, a special edition of Ulysses by James Joyce, and A Terrible Beauty by Mairéad Ashe Fitzgerald. She lives in a thatched house in Co. Wexford.
Published June 7, 2013 by The O'Brien Press. 240 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Education & Reference, History. Fiction
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'Spirit of the Titanic is a story of hopes, dreams and survival.'

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