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Description - Who Was Blackbeard? by James Buckley

Though much of his early life remains a mystery, Blackbeard most likely began his life as Edward Teach in the sailing port of Bristol, England. He beganhis career as a hired British sailor during Queen Anne's War. He eventually settled in the Bahamas under Captain Benjamin Hornigold who taught the young sailor to go "a-pirating." Soon enough, Blackbeard was commanding his own fleet and stealing ships around the Caribbean and up and down the Eastern seaboard. Known for his thick, black beard and fearsome reputation, the legend of Blackbeard has influenced pirate legend and lore for over 300 years.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780448483085
ISBN-10: 0448483084
Format: Paperback / softback
(195mm x 137mm x 6mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Grosset and Dunlap
Publisher: Grosset and Dunlap
Publish Date: 10-Nov-2015
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - James Buckley

James Buckley, Jr. has written more than 50 books for kids, including Who Was Ernest Shackleton?

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