Shoot, Kill, and Steal!

Maule, David; Holden, Susan
January 2000
Pirate Tales;2000, p4
Book Chapter
A chapter of the book "Pirate Tales" is presented. It explains piracy and presents some of the famous pirates featured in the book including Captain Kidd, Blackbeard and Henry Morgan. Piracy flourishes in the absence of law and the prospect of death has not been a deterrent. Pirates are familiar with the sea and are feared by sailors.


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