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Real Caribbean Pirates

Rogues, Scoundrels, Heroes & Treasures

by (author) Dan Asfar

Folklore Publishing
Initial publish date
Apr 2007
General, South America
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Apr 2007
    List Price
    $16.95 USD

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After the Spanish conquest of the Americas and word of the immense wealth flowing out of the New World reached Europe, high seas piracy became the scourge of ocean-going vessels. When French commander Jean Fleury apprehended three Spanish caravels on their way back from Mexico in 1523, shocked gasps were heard all the way from Buckingham to the palaces of Paris. Soon, sailors from all over Europe flocked to the Caribbean.

About the author

Edrick Thay is the author of almost a dozen books. Born in Edmonton, he holds a degree in English literature from Queen's University in Ontario and a master's degree in journalism from Indiana University. An avid traveler and reader, he currently lives in Toronto.An avid traveler and reader, he longs one day to write from a loft in New York City. In the meantime, he busies himself with expanding his CD collection, improving his skills in the kitchen and finding inspiration in the works of Lahiri, Chabon and Murakami.

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