Jean Laffite: The Pirate Who Saved America

by Susan Goldman Rubin

Other authorsJeff Himmelman
Book, 2012

Barcode

123460071

Call number

J 799 RUB

Publication

New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2012.

Description

A high-action portrait of the infamous historical pirate who pursued high-seas ambitions as a youth before settling down in New Orleans describes how he became a respected businessman, made pivotal contributions to the War of 1812 and exposed a British invasion plot.

User reviews

LibraryThing member Sullywriter
An interesting biography of the pirate who helped win the Battle of New Orleans. I had no idea he was Jewish and that there were a good number of Jewish bucaneers. The illustrations are a bit too stylized for my taste.

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ISBN

0810997332

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