Lives of the Pirates

Swashbucklers, Scoundrels (Neighbors Beware!)
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Series: Lives of ...
Original Publish Date: Aug 15, 2017
Product Number: EB00709337
Released: Aug 15, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780547487939
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Description

Every kid knows that pirates talk funny, swing a big sword, and seek buried treasure—don't they? What do we really know about Blackbeard, Madame Cheng, Sir Francis Drake, and other men and women of pirate history? What drove them to sail the high seas? What were their bad habits, favorite foods, and silly quirks? And did they actually talk like that? A lively style, lots of surprises, and solid research have made the Lives of...?eries of collective biographies popular with both kids and adults. Now the series returns, spanning the globe with profiles of the nineteen most notorious pirates in history.

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