Demystifies legends about the lives of famous pirates and provides historical facts and information about their appearances, backgrounds, treasures, and methods of operation. Includes color illustrations and sources for more information.
Arrr matey! Are you loaded to the gunwalls? Do you know what Blackbeard's ship was called? Which pirate ate a man's heart? Who makes the list of the top ten pirates of all time? All these facts and more can be found in this excellent quick-read guide to pirates. Whether you're Henry Morgan himself, or just some unlucky Jonah, this book containing over one hundred facts is sure to float your boat. Land ahoy!
Investigates the facts behind the legends and lies about pirates, discussing weapons, tactics, rules, language, and other topics, and includes a pirate time line, as well as profiles of ten putrid pirates.