2012


A Night to Remember

by Walter Lord

 

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A Night To Remember

by Walter Lord

 

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Walter Lord

(1917-2002)

 

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About the Book

 

Written in 1955, this classic account of the sinking of the Titanic on April 15, 1912, remains one of the most popular books about the disaster. Walter Lord's clear, concise storytelling allows present-day readers to feel the immediacy of the events of that terrible night 100 years ago.

 

 

About the Author

 

Walter Lord (1917-2002) was the author of 12 nonfiction books about topics ranging from the Alamo to World War II. A Night to Remember, his second book, remains his best-known work. In 1986, Lord wrote a second book about the Titanic, The Night Lives On.

 

Programs 

 

Ragtime Piano with Sue Keller

Sunday, February 5, 2 p.m.


Book Discussion - A Night to Remember by Walter Lord

Tuesday, February 14, 7:30 p.m.


Violet Jessop: Titanic Survivor

Sunday, February 19, 2 p.m.


Peter Oprisko Sings Music of the Titanic Era

Sunday, March 4, 2 p.m.


Titanic Fashion

Sunday, March 11, 2 p.m.


Books Between Bites: R. J. Lindsey talks about researching his Titanic program
Thursday, March 15, 12 p.m.


Grand Finale: The Titanic - Carr Van Anda with "Stories Aboard the Titanic"

Presented by R. J. Lindsey

Thursday, March 15, 7 p.m.


 

Batavia High School's English II Honors Class created a discussion guide to A Night to Remember.

 

 

One Book, One Batavia is an annual community-wide reading program presented by the Batavia Public Library in cooperation with Batavia High School and co-sponsored by the Friends of the Batavia Public Library.