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Burgess, Douglas R.

Summary: "From previously undiscovered archives in England, the Carolinas, Rhode Island, Jamaica, and elsewhere, Douglas Burgess has synthesized a fascinating retelling of the "Golden Age of Piracy", from 1660 to 1725. Pirates needed patrons, the fragile American colonies needed maritime wealth and coastal protection, and everyone except the English crown benefited from untaxed and unregulated...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 910.45 BUR

Summary: This series covers America's history from the age of Pre-Columbian Native Americans, through European discovery, colonization, independence, the forging of a young nation, and the settling of the American frontier. Students will look at the history of the United States from a new perspective, as they explore the events that have shaped modern American society. Professor Linwood Thompson is the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Teaching Company 1996

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973 EAR
2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 1
Call number: DVD 973 EAR PART 2

Summary: The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked and taken hostage by Somali pirates. The pirates pick the ship's cook as interpreter, to engage in escalating negotiations and ransom demands with their company CEO and authorities.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF HIJ

Bryant, Jonathan M.

Summary: A professor of history who specializes in slavery and constitutional law investigates one of the most significant--and unjustly forgotten--Supreme Court cases in American history involving the slave ship Antelope and the three hundred African lives at stake.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 BRY

Bahadur, Jay.

Summary: This riveting narrative examines the world of the Somalian pirates: how they live, the forces that have created piracy in Somalia, how they spend the ransom money, and how they deal with their hostages.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 364.164 BAH

Crichton, Michael

Summary: The Caribbean, 1665. Pirate captain Charles Hunter, with backing from a powerful ally, assembles a crew of ruffians to take the Spanish galleon, "El Trinidad," guarded by the bloodthirsty Cazalla, a favorite commander of the Spanish king himself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CRI

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC CRI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Crichton 2009

Leonard, Elmore

Summary: In a modern-day pirate story, ambitious documentary filmmaker Dara Barr and her right-hand man, Xavier LeBo, a seventy-two-year-old African American seafarer, get more than they bargained for on the Horn of Africa.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LEO

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION LEO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Leonard 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: MYS LEO

Berube, Claude G.

Summary: Set against a background of modern piracy in the Gulf of Aden, the story begins as the new Ambassador to Yemen, C.J. Sumner, is assigned to negotiate access to the oil fields off the island of Socotra and enlist help countering pirates who are capturing ships at will off the Horn of Africa. Meeting with resistance to her diplomatic overtures, Sumner recruits Connor Stark, a former naval officer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Naval Institute Press 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Cambias, James L.

Summary: "In the early 2020s, two young, genius computer hackers, Elizabeth Santiago and David Schwartz, meet at MIT, where Schwartz is sneaking into classes, and have a brief affair. David is amoral and out for himself, and soon disappears. Elizabeth dreams of technology and space travel and takes a military job after graduating. Nearly ten years later, David is setting himself to become a billionaire...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC CAM

Gelletly, LeeAnne.

Summary: With case studies and alalysis, this book provides a multifaceted examination of maritime piracy today, including who the pirates are, where and how they operate, and what is being done to stop them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eldorado Ink 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 364.16 GEL

Bunting, Eve

Summary: An illustrated alphabetical examination of the history of piracy uses poetry and expository text to cover topics including legendary ships, fabled hideouts, notorious villains like Edward Teach, also known as Blackbeard, and much more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sleeping Bear Press 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BUN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE FIC BUN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Bunting 2014

Crichton, Michael

Summary: The Caribbean, 1665. Pirate captain Charles Hunter, with backing from a powerful ally, assembles a crew of ruffians to take the Spanish galleon, "El Trinidad," guarded by the bloodthirsty Cazalla, a favorite commander of the Spanish king himself.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD FIC CRI

Crichton, Michael

Summary: The Caribbean, 1665. Pirate captain Charles Hunter, with backing from a powerful ally, assembles a crew of ruffians to take the Spanish galleon, "El Trinidad," guarded by the bloodthirsty Cazalla, a favorite commander of the Spanish king himself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperLuxe 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC CRI

Crichton, Michael

Summary: The Caribbean, 1665. Pirate captain Charles Hunter, with backing from a powerful ally, assembles a crew of ruffians to take the Spanish galleon, "El Trinidad," guarded by the bloodthirsty Cazalla, a favorite commander of the Spanish king himself.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD Fiction Crichton 2009

Smith, Wilbur A.

Summary: An adventure set in the violent world of modern piracy and terrorism follows the kidnapping of an oil heiress's daughter for a multi-billion-dollar ransom and the efforts of Cross Bow Security head Hector Cross to secure her release.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SMI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Smith 2011

Smith, Wilbur A.

Summary: An adventure set in the violent world of modern piracy and terrorism follows the kidnapping of an oil heiress's daughter for a multi-billion-dollar ransom and the efforts of Cross Bow Security head Hector Cross to secure her release.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC SMI

Olson, Elsie

Summary: Pirates were the outlaws of the seas! Discover the origin of pirates, their historical development, famous pirates, key skills and traits, and details about weapons, training, and raids. Fast facts, maps, infographics, a glossary, timeline, index, and historical and color photos supplement easy-to-read text.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Checkerboard Library 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: 972.9 OLS

Vonne, Mira

Summary: "Describes the disgusting details of the daily life on pirate ships during the Golden Age of piracy"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a capston imprint 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.4 VON

Yomtov, Nelson

Summary: For thousands of years, criminals called pirates have taken to the sea to hijack boats, steal valuable goods, and take hostages. Todays pirates are more advanced than ever before, able to quickly overtake huge ships using powerful weapons and high-tech communication devices. Readers will find out what effect piracy has on the world today and what government and law enforcement agencies around...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 364 YOM

Platt, Richard.

Summary: A survey of the history of piracy and lives of pirates covers such specifics as the invention of the Jolly Roger, discipline aboard pirate ships, and pirate ruses.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Pub. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.4 PLA

Summary: An industry once dominated by four giant companies-Sony BMG, Warner Music, Universal, and EMI-has undergone a radical transformation. This program examines the explosion of legal music downloading and viral marketing, which have enabled enterprising bands and singers to distribute their own work rather than signing with major labels. Focusing on the success of Nizlopi, Arctic Monkeys, Internet...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Hamilton, Sue L.

Contents: Edward Teach -- Blackbeard -- Queen Anne's revenge -- Master of fear -- Aboard ship -- Ransom at Charleston -- Treachery and deceit -- Welcoming a pirate -- No quarter given -- Golden age of piracy -- Glossary -- Index..

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 910.45 HAM

Latta, Sara L.

Summary: "Read about this history of cybercrime, and learn about the different types of scams--from phising to spam to hacking--that take place on the internet"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 364.168 LAT

Summary: "Follows the highs and lows of Kurupt FM, one of West London's most talked about pirate radio stations (within a 0.2 mile radius of the transmitter). Led by self-proclaimed garage 'legend' MC Grindah, and his second-in-command DJ Beats, this hapless crew of social dropouts share the secrets behind running an illegal business and demonstrate that chasing your dreams is actually a full-time...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fabulous Films, Inc. 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV PEO