She Captains: Heroines and Hellions of the Sea

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Barnes & Noble Books, 2000 - Naval history - 304 pages
Tells us what life was like for the women who dared to captain ships of their own, don pirates' garb, and perform heroic and hellacious deeds on the high seas. We meet Irish raider Grace "Grania" O'Malley and female pirates Anne Bonny, Mary Read, Lovelorn Susan, Ann Jane Thornton, Grace Darling and Scotswoman Betsey Miller.

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User Review  - karynwhite - LibraryThing

The book goes way back in time to ancient times like 500BC. I personally, found the more modern chapters the most interesting. And by more modern, I mean 1800s onwards. It's the kind of book where you ... Read full review

SHE CAPTAINS: Heroines and Hellions of the Sea

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A m‚lange of tales of sea-going, or at least sea-connected, women, where the often fragmentary information can still pique a yen to sign on for the voyage. New Zealander Druett (Hen Frigates, 1998 ... Read full review


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