Did you know that there were 300 nutcrackers and 216,216 potatoes aboard the Titanic,
and that a third-class ticket cost $26.76?
This week, on the 101st anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, Geist is offering you:
All this for the price of a third-class ticket aboard the Titanic—$26.76, including guaranteed safe shipping!
- 1 signed copy of Impact: The Titanic Poems—a brilliant and soulful collection by Billeh Nickerson and
- 4 issues of Geist—Canada's unsinkable literary magazine.
Offer expires April 19, 2013, 11:59 pm PST
Average price of a third class ticket aboard the Titanic was £5.5 and the CDN to GBP exchange rate was .206 from 1890 until World War I.
Billeh Nickerson is a writer-editor extraordinaire and the author of The Asthmatic Glassblower, Let Me Kiss it Better, McPoems and Impact.