The History of the Lives and Bloody Exploits of the Most Noted Pirates: Their Trials and Executions, Including a Correct Account of the Late Piracies Committed in the West Indies and the Expedition of Commodore Porter, Also Those Committed on the Brig Mexican, Who Were Tried and Executed at Boston, in 1835

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Third printing. Bottom corner of front wrapper lightly bumped. 2004 Trade Paperback. 295 pp. Prepare yourself for the horror as you enter a world of murderers and thieves armed with swords, knives, and cannons. This book is filled with stories of terror on the high seas. As you turn each page be prepared to be consumed by a society where lying is a way of life and pilfering is a means of survival. These stories depict the lives of history's most noted pirates, from where they grew up, to how they became some of the most nefarious characters to terrorize nations around the world. Every story in the book is an adventure as you travel with young, prestigious men on their journey to an infamous future. Experience the battles and the bloodshed, the victories and defeats. Learn how so many never set out to become pirates, but ended their lives some of the most vicious and feared humans to ever sail. Find out how Captain Missions grew up in an ancient family and went to the most prestigious schools before sealing his fate. Read of the notorious Englishman Captain Kidd, and how he was captured, sentenced, and executed for his crimes. Anyone who likes to read about battles, war, good guys and bad guys, or simply has a passion for history or the ocean will be enthralled by this book. The language is authentic, the action is incessant, the tone and pace will keep you wanting to read story after story, and the true-life tales could not be more unbelievable.

Title: The History of the Lives and Bloody Exploits of the Most Noted Pirates: Their Trials and Executions, Including a Correct Account of the Late Piracies Committed in the West Indies and the Expedition of Commodore Porter, Also Those Committed on the Brig Mexican, Who Were Tried and Executed at Boston, in 1835

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Categories: History, Biography, Nautical & Exploration,

Edition: 3rd Printing

Publisher: The Lyons Press: 2004

ISBN Number: 1592283241

ISBN Number 13: 9781592283248

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 2284759

Keywords: HISTORY ADVENTURE NAUTICAL PIRATE PIRATES BIOGRAPHY,