[ Herunterladen kindle ] Normandie: France's Legendary Art Deco Ocean Liner Autor John Maxtone Graham – Paydayloansnsi.co.uk

Normandie: France's Legendary Art Deco Ocean Liner A magnificent tribute to the illustrious and ill fated steamshipNormandie was unquestionably the most beautiful ocean liner ever built The world s largest at the time, she also became the world s fastest Her art deco interiors were unrivaled capacious, elegant, and chic, decorated by teams of France s most talented artists Yet Normandie was plagued with frustrations never attractingpassengers than the competition and tragically ending her days in flames at New York s PierCelebrated maritime historian John Maxtone Graham confesses to a hypnotic fascination with Normandie In this comprehensive volume, enriched by overphotographs and illustrations, he documents every aspect of the vessel s decorative antecedents, design, construction, and service Always articulate, entertaining, and devastatingly well informed, Maxtone Graham has created the definitive Normandie panegyric, a comprehensive and, at times, heartbreaking account of this fabled linerphotographs and illustrations

About the Author: John Maxtone Graham

John Maxtone Graham 1929 2015 wrote many books on trans Atlantic ocean travel, among them Titanic Tragedy A New Look at the Lost Liner, Normandie France s Legendary Art Deco Ocean Liner, and The Only Way to Cross, which has been in print for almost forty years

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