A General History of the Pyrates
Immensely readable history by the author of Robinson Crusoe incorporates the author's celebrated flair for journalistic detail, and represents the major source of information about piracy in the early 18th century. Defoe recounts the daring and bloody deeds of such outlaws as Edward Teach (alias Blackbeard), Captain Kidd, Mary Read, Anne Bonny, many others.
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Review: A General History of the PyratesUser Review - Colin - Goodreads
Written in the Age of Piracy this book tells each pirates story, from Captains all the way to captives who became pirates. The stories of women pirates Mary Reed and Anne Bonny are particularly ... Read full review
Review: A General History of the PyratesUser Review - Charlie Kaufman - Goodreads
I highly recommend this book to anyone who is a fan of pirates, history, naval adventures, etc... This book gives a rundown of the most famous pirates in the "golden age", Roberts, Blackbeard, Calico ... Read full review