Book Discussion: Dead Wake, Southwest Branch, Zoom

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - 7:00pm
Event type: 
Books & Authors
Target audience: 

Ages 18 and older.  Limited free copies of the book will be available.  Ask your librarian for details about discussion meetings, or call to register over the phone.  You may also register online by visiting

Dead Wake by Erik Larson

As World War I enters its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner sails out of New York, confident that the gentlemanly structures of warfare will protect the civilian vessel even though Germany has declared the seas around Britain a war zone.  This is the story of the Lusitania, the Unterseeboot-20, the glamour of the Progressive Era, the terror of war, and the gripping disaster when they all converged.

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