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Pirates Facts, Figures & Fun
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by Iain Zaczek

Pirates, buccaneers, freebooters, corsairs - whatever the name they evoke a surprisingly romantic image in the modern mind. In this elegant and entertaining little book Iain Zaczek explores the myth and the reality behind the enduring image. From piracy's "golden age" in the 16th and 17th centuries to the sort of men attracted to this life, the ships they used and the routes they frequented; the famous buccaneers, the female pirates and the brigands of the silver screen. - all peppered with fascinating facts and anecdotes.

Edward Teach (Blackbeard), Captain Kidd, Henry Morgan, "Red Legs" Greaves, Thomas Tew, Bartholomew Roberts (Black Bart), Jack Rackham (Calico Jack), Pierre Le Grand, Francois L'Ollonais - Grace O'Malley, Mary Read and Anne Bonney - they're all here!

About The Author

Iain Zaczek is a writer and art historian, with particular interest in Celtic and Pre-Raphaelite themes. He was educated at Wadham College, Oxford, and the Courtlauld Institute of Art. Born in Dundee, he is currently living in London.

ISBN: 1904332676
EAN: 139781904332671
128 pages | 2 colour
Portrait 184 x 114mm (7 1/4" x 4 1/2")
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