Comments from Reviewers and Others:
a fast-paced suspense novel."
-- The Herald News, Joliet, Illinois
"...your new Titanic book -- a great work!"
-- Chuck & Jeri Feltner, Great Lakes Maritime Historians
"A good read...filled with information on Titanic victims and survivors that may catch readers by surprise."
-- The South Bend (Indiana) Tribune
"I really do like your book...unusual scope and depth."
-- Jim Clary, Great Lakes Maritime Artist
"...Woodcuts, portraits, clips from old
newspapers, historic photos, maps and drawings give readers a glimpse of how the events were presented in their day, but it'sKohl's
warm prose that brings tham alive. This book reflects the attention to detail of explorer Cris Kohl and his passion for documenting
the history at the bottom of the world's largest freshwater lake system."
-- IMMERSED Magazine
"What a tremendous research resulting in a most compelling read. Congratulations!"
-- Blake Mann, Great Lakes Maritime Historian
"...fascinating.... It is the people
stories that propel the book."
-- The Muskegon (Michigan) Chronicle
"Excellent book.... Nice treatment of
Samual Ward Stanton and new (to me) information on Francis Millet. Good work!"
-- William Fox, Maritime Historian, Williamsburg, Virginia
"I find [TITANIC, The Great Lakes Connections] especially well written, and it contains information that I cannot imagine
how you were able to find.... My sister...is most pleased with your book because you have gone into the personal lives of
many of the victims.... I was a merchant seaman from January 1945, until into 1948, and was Radio Officer on the ships. The
stories of the wireless operators are especially interesting to me...."
-- John Schroff, Royal Oak, Michigan, nephew to three of the Titanic victims bound for Pontiac, Michigan
-- The Windsor (Ontario) Star
of a lot of research! Glad it was you and not me. You did a really nice job on the book."
-- Ralph Roberts, Great Lakes Maritime Historian
It is a compelling, well-written book...[which]
sets an excellent example of what tremendous and arduous research can yield....buy this book, but don't pass it on to anyone
else until you have finished it...."
-- Wreck Checker (the newsletter of the Underwater Archaeological Society of Chicago, reviewed
by Elizabeth Jurkacek)
"...magnificently illustrated...a must for anyone interested in the Titanic.... This is a book I think you will enjoy."
-- The Mining Journal (Marquette, Michigan)
gleaned fascinating tidbits.... Kohl compiled hundreds of photos, cartoon commentaries, and background facts to give the reader
a you-were-there feeling."
-- The Akron (Ohio) Beacon-Journal
"Fascinating, well-written and packed
with exhaustive research."
-- The Saginaw (Michigan) News