From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Well researched and very readable.
Nevertheless some parts of this book leave you wanting more because the author raises the issue but then seems to gloss over it or just give you an over view.
This we learn from the excellent book Under the Black Flag by David Cordingly, in which the author tells the stories of the lives of real pirates of old.
Not a bad read, but in my opinion too many words are spent retelling verses that many if not all already know of because they are current (Peter pan,etc. Read morePublished 6 days ago by George
Very interesting, with a lot of information. The author did seem to move back and forth between topical and chronological coverage. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Kenneth Pidcock
Good read, and I wish I could've given it a 4 or 5 star rating. Interesting material, but several instances of not going into as much detail as you would think a book that was so... Read morePublished 1 month ago by T. C.
I had to read this book for a class. There were some parts that I felt was a snore fest but over all the book is interesting and have learned cool stuff about piracy.Published 1 month ago by pgr22046
INTERESTING READ. I ALWAYS ASSUMED MOST PIRATE STORYS WERE GLAMORIZED. THIS BOOK SHOWS THE TRUTH. GLAD I READ ITPublished 3 months ago by Richard L Van Vuren
Great book for someone like myself trying to learn the truth about piracy.Published 3 months ago by Flightnurse1