Roy McMillan: Pirates!
- NAXOS AUDIO BOOKS, 07/2011
- Einband: CD
- Sprache: Englisch
- ISBN-13: 9781843794844
- Bestell-Nr.: 7282208
- Gewicht: 113 g
- Maße: 140 x 124 mm
- Stärke: 10 mm
- Spielzeit: 158:00 Min.
- Erscheinungstermin: 4.7.2011
Achtung: Artikel ist nicht in deutscher Sprache!
Disk 1 von 2
- 1 Setting Out
- 2 Pirates in the Ancient World
- 3 No-one is Certain Who These 'Sea People' Were...
- 4 The Barbary Corsairs
- 5 The Barbarossa Brothers
- 6 The Barbarossas Left an Impressive Legacy...
- 7 Jack 'Birdy' Ward
- 8 He Had Become Something of a Robin Hood Figure...
- 9 Pirates of the Caribbean
- 10 Sir Francis Drake
- 11 Gruesome Alert!
- 12 Sir Henry Morgan
- 13 Captain William Kidd
- 14 Blackbeard
- 15 Generally, Pirates Preferred to Intimidate Their Enemies...
- 16 By Hook or By Crook - Howell Davis
Disk 2 von 2
- 1 Howell Davis Ctd. Recognising His Own Skill at Charm and Deceit...
- 2 Bartholomew Roberts
- 3 Gruesome Alert! Edward Low and Daniel Montbars
- 4 The Articles
- 5 Gruesome Alert!
- 6 Bang! Bang! You're Dead
- 7 Pieces of Eight and X Doesn't Mark the Spot
- 8 Gruesome Alert! Fran ois l'Olonnais
- 9 Stede Bonnet
- 10 Not-so-Jolly Roger
- 11 John Rackham - Calico Jack
- 12 Here Come the Girls...
- 13 Anne Bonny
- 14 Mary Read
- 15 Grace O'Malley
- 16 The South China Seas and Lai Choi San
- 17 Gruesome Alert!
- 18 The Greatest Pirate Ever: Cheng I Sao (1775-1844)
- 19 John Boysie Singh
- 20 Gruesome Alert!
- 21 Piracy Now: Plus a Change
- 22 The End of the Voyage
Junior classics unabridged
Read by Jasper Britton
Which pirate incubated chickens in cameldung? What would Blackbeard do if you didn’t hand over your jewellery (it wasn’t nice)? Which pirate was called ‘The Exterminator’? Where’s the treasure buried? Why were two women dressed as men on the same pirate ship? Who made the Jolly Roger famous? And who was the greatest pirate ever?
This 2-CD history answers all these questions and many more; it is the ideal introduction to the facts behind the great legends of piracy. Whatever you think you know about pirates, the truth is even more extraordinary!
KurzbeschreibungWhich pirate incubated chickens in camel-dung? What would Blackbeard do if you didn't hand over your jewellery (it wasn't nice)? Which pirate was called "The Exterminator"? Where's the treasure buried? Why were two women dressed as men on the same pirate ship? Who made the Jolly Roger famous? And who was the greatest pirate ever? This 2-CD history answers all these questions and many more; it is the ideal introduction to the facts behind the great legends of piracy. Whatever you think you know about pirates, the truth is even more extraordinary!
KlappentextPirates are everywhere - and they have been ever since boats were used as carriers. They are in stories ranging from Treasure Island through Peter Pan to Pirates of the Caribbean; they are in our imaginations with peg-legs, hook-hands and parrots on their shoulders saying 'Aharr, me hearties!' and they continue to cause havoc in the Gulf of Aden in the 21st century. This book humorously charts the adventures of pirates through the ages, including Henry Morgan, Blackbeard, Calico Jack and girl pirates too! There are countless surprising facts here - many pirates died at the end of a rope, but some were even knighted for their services! And there are plenty of 'Gruesome Alerts', just to prepare you for the extra gory parts!
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