Drawing on vivid descriptions of Blackbeard's attacks from his rare surviving victims, pirate expert Angus Konstam traces Blackbeard's career from its beginnings to his final defeat in a tremendous sea battle near his base at Ocracoke Island. Presenting dramatic accounts of the pirate's very effective tactics and his reputation for cruelty, Konstam offers a fascinating examination of the life and business of piracy and the lure of this brutal and bloody trade.

Blackbeard: America's Most Notorious Pirate

Author: Angus Konstam

Title: Blackbeard: America's Most Notorious Pirate


First Published by: John Wiley & Sons


Format: HC

Date: 9 June 2006

ISBN-10: 047175885X

ISBN-13: 9780471758853




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