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Pirate latitudes : a novel

Author: Michael Crichton
Publisher: New York : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2009] ©2009
Series: Michael Chrichton standalone novel, #24
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Michael Crichton presents a story about pirates in the New World"--Provided by publisher.

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.

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Genre/Form: Miscellaneous fiction
Adventure fiction
Historical fiction
Sea fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Suspense fiction
Thrillers (Fiction)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Crichton
ISBN: 9780061929373 0061929379 9781554686612 155468661X
OCLC Number: 318430694
Notes: Maps on endpages.
Description: 312 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: "Michael Crichton presents a story about pirates in the New World" --
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Series Title: Michael Chrichton standalone novel, #24
Responsibility: Michael Crichton.

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Jamaca in the 1600s was an outpost of British power amid the Spanish controlled waters of the Caribean. The ruling governor, Sir James Almont, hears a rumour of a pirate galleon stowed near an  Read more...
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Unabashed fun. --Cameron Martin, New York Times Pirates Latitudes has the loot: Gore, sex, action . A lusty, rollicking 17th century adventure . History as entertainment . Crichton has done his Read more...

 
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