The Pirates Laffite: The Treacherous World of the Corsairs of the Gulf

The Pirates Laffite: The Treacherous World of the Corsairs of the Gulf

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At large during the most colorful period in New Orleans' history, from just after the Louisiana Purchase through the War of 1812, privateers Jean and Pierre Laffite made life hell for Spanish merchants on the Gulf. Pirates to the U.S. Navy officers who chased them, heroes to the private citizens who shopped for contraband at their well-publicized auctions, the brothers became important members of a filibustering syndicate that included lawyers, bankers, merchants,… (more)

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Publisher: Mariner Books (May 01, 2006)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 720 pages

File size: 1.9 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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