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By Frank R. Stockton

True stories of history's sea-faring scoundrels and their bold deeds, Buccaneers and Pirates recounts the legends of the infamous brigands who plundered North American coasts from the 16th to 19th centuries.
Meet Blackbeard, who reveled in taking pictures down individuals of his personal workforce; Henry Morgan, the notorious pirate who finally grew to become Deputy-Governor of Jamaica; and Jean Lafitte, grasp of an tremendously ecocnomic piracy ring — although he purely boarded a boat two times in his lifestyles. Recount the horrors of the main notorious buccaneer of all of them, Captain Kidd, whose evil exploits proceed to elevate goose bumps. you are going to additionally develop into accustomed to a forged of lesser recognized — yet both fascinating — pirates, together with girls whose braveness and crafty have been a fit for any man's.
Often funny, occasionally chilling, but continually interesting, those real tales shape a superbly readable background of piracy's beginnings and its quick unfold in the course of the coastal waters of the hot global.

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