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Authors Angus Konstam and Roger Michael Keen reveal the truth behind our myths, fairy-tales and Hollywood-inspired images. The reality is, unbelievabley, even more intriguing than the flashing swords, talking parrots, and mysterious eye patches portrayed in the movies. In this lavishly illustrated tour through history, you can explore the lives of real pirates, such as Blackbeard, Thomas Tew and Captain Kidd. Find out how, even toaday, pirates regularly attack and plunder ships. Discover their motivations, diverse backgrounds, daily lives, and codes of conduct. Peek inside pirate ships, trace their journeys on the map, see their bloody battles, and thrill at the daring, brutal ways which they live and die.
·Written by Angus Konstam and Roger Michael Keen