Blackbeard (ebook)

Blackbeard (ebook)

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"A thorough, exciting examination of 18th-century pirate life,with wonderful details."--Publishers Weekly"Interesting and exciting . . . a thoroughly enjoyable chronicle of an interesting life and interesting era."--BooklistThe definitive biography of history'smost fearsome and famous pirateOf all the colorful cutthroats who scoured the seas in search of plunder during the Golden Age of Piracy in the early eighteenth century, none was more ferocious or notorious than Blackbeard. As unforgettable as his savage career was, much of Blackbeard's life has been shrouded in mystery--until now.Drawing on vivid descriptions of Blackbeard's attacks from his rare surviving victims, pirate expert Angus Konstam traces Blackbeard's career from its beginnings to his final defeat in a tremendous sea battle near his base at Ocracoke Island. Presenting dramatic accounts of the pirate's very effective tactics and his reputation for cruelty, Konstam offers a fascinating examination of the life and business of piracy and the lure of this brutal and bloody trade.


Detalles del ebook
ISBN:
9780470309209
Editorial:
Turner Publishing Company
Formato:
EPub con DRM
Idioma:
Inglés
Género:
Novela - Narrativa
Subgénero:
Novela Española e Hipanoamericana
Prelectura del libro:
Blackbeard (ebook)

Referencia:

0470309209 |

EAN:

9780470309209

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