Colorful, cunning, and beholden to no man, pirates have always fascinated us. This book is about some of those sea outlaws -- the pirates and privateers who infested the Caribbean for over three centuries, constituting one of the most fascinating chapters in a three-thousand-year saga of piracy. A
select bibliography and index are included.
"This book is filled with lively stories and colorful tales, but it also contains facts galore. The who, what, when and where of Caribbean piracy are ably presented in a readable volume." --
Charles Garrett The Garrett Searcher, 1992. The author admirable succeeds in meeting her purpose. She has written a solid historical synthesis for the general reader which is accurate, informative, comprehensive, and just plain fun to read." -- Light Townsend Cummins, Florida Historical Quarterly.