Pirates Then & Now

by Michael Fleeman
Pirates Then & Now

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Pirates Then & Now is a colourful and insightful exploration of real-life buccaneers, corsairs and privateers, spirited women pirates, often-overlooked black pirates, and the pirates of screen, from Douglas Fairbanks to Johnny Depp. Find out why they went to sea, how they really lived, fought, ate and died, and which of the stories about eyepatches, peg legs, walking the plank are true. It's a thrilling ride through time and myth that makes you appreciate why a pirate's life for all of us.
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Pirates Then & Now is a colourful and insightful exploration of real-life buccaneers, corsairs and privateers, spirited women pirates, often-overlooked black pirates, and the pirates of screen, from Douglas Fairbanks to Johnny Depp. Find out why they went to sea, how they really lived, fought, ate and died, and which of the stories about eyepatches, peg legs, walking the plank are true. It's a thrilling ride through time and myth that makes you appreciate why a pirate's life for all of us.

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