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Author Carpenter, John Reeve.

Title Pirates : scourage of the seas / John Reeve Carpenter.

Imprint New York : Barnes & Noble, c2006.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Teen Non-Fiction    910.45 CAR    Available
Description 205 p. : ill. (some col.), maps (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Summary "You won't need a bottle of rum to enjoy the exploits of these famous and fearsome swashbucklers. There's a galleon's worth of action in this awesome exploration of pirates--their weapons, adventures, legends, language, and lost treasures. See what life was really like aboard a pirate ship; Meet Blackbeard, Calico Jack, and a host of other villainous adventurers as they sail through the high seas in search of plunder; Learn about their ships, flags, and weaponry, from cutlasses to blunderbusses, sangrenels to musketoons. If you are looking for exotic desert islands and sword-wielding desperadoes, they are here, but you will also learn what life was really like for the scourge of the seas: what motivated them, what kept them together, the hardships they had to endure, and the adventures they sought"--Publisher's web site.
Subject Pirates.
ISBN 9780760786956
076078695X

 
    
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