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The Pirates Laffite

The Treacherous World of the Corsairs of the Gulf

The Pirates Laffite( )
Author: Davis, William C.
ISBN:978-0-15-100403-4
Publication Date:May 2005
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $28.00
Book Description:

Jean and Pierre Laffite's lives were intertwined with the most colorful period in New Orleans' history, the era from just after the Louisiana Purchase through the War of 1812. Labeled as corsairs and buccaneers for methods that bordered on piracy, the brothers ran a privateering cooperative that provided contraband goods to a hungry market and made life hell for Spanish merchants on the Gulf. Later they became important members of a syndicate in New Orleans that included lawyers,...
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Book Details
Pages:720
Detailed Subjects: History / Maritime History & Piracy
Biography & Autobiography / General
History / Wars & Conflicts / War Of 1812
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.34 x 9.38 x 1.57 Inches
Book Weight:2.332 Pounds



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