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Swashbuckling scoundrels : pirates in fact and fiction / Arie Kaplan.

Kaplan, Arie. (Author).
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  • 2 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library T 910.45 KAP (Text) 840191002206809 Teen - Nonfiction Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City YP 910.45 KAPLAN (Text) 30403002223436 Young Adult - Non-Fiction Checked out 05/05/2017
Perry Co PL - Cannelton Branch YA 910 CAP (Text) 70622000039744 CPL-Young Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781467752527
  • Physical Description: 72 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Twenty-First Century Books, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 64-69) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction: Of fools and freebooters -- Chapter one. Scourge of the seas -- Chapter two. The golden age of piracy -- Chapter three. From sabers to rocket launchers -- Chapter four. Pop culture pirates.
Summary, etc.: Pirates are outlaws who commit crimes at sea. Throughout history they have attacked cargo-laden ships to pillage gold, silver, human slaves, and valuable foodstuffs. Twenty-first-century pirates take crews hostage and demand ransoms. Some even siphon off petroleum from tanker ships. The world of pirates is one of violence and economic desperation. See how historical and fictional pirates compare and why we thrill to tales of daring outlaw pirates.
Target Audience Note: 1180 Lexile.
Subject: Pirates.

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