By Christopher Ward
The striking actual tale of 1 of the band individuals who famously performed because the Titanic sank, written by way of his grandson</B> On 14th April 1912, when the massive struck an iceberg on her maiden voyage and sank, 1,500 passengers and staff misplaced their lives. because the order to desert send was once given, the orchestra took their tools on deck and endured to play as the send went down. The violinist, 21 year-old Jock Hume, knew that his fiancée, Mary, was once awaiting their first baby, the author's mother. A century later, Christopher Ward unearths a dramatic tale of affection, loss, and betrayal, and the catastrophic effect of Jock's dying on very diversified Scottish households. He paints a brilliant portrait of an age within which category decided how you lived—and died. This amazing piece of ancient detective paintings is usually a relocating account of the way the author's quest to profit extra approximately his grandfather printed the surprising fact a couple of relations he proposal he knew, a fact that were hidden for nearly 100 years.</B>
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And the Band Played On . . .: The Titanic Violinist and the Glovemaker: A True Story of Love, Loss and Betrayal by Christopher Ward