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Pirates!

Author: Celia Rees; Jennifer Wiltsie
Publisher: [New York] : Listening Library, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A powerful and thrilling journey of two young women who break the bonds of gender, race and position to find their own way to glory. It is the dawn of the eighteenth century, when girls stay home and sew while men sail the high seas finding adventure, danger, and gold. But two unusually adventurous girls, a rich merchant's daughter, Nancy Kington, and her former plantation slave, Minerva Sharpe, take to the high  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile fiction Sound recordings
Sound recordings
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)77572349
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Celia Rees; Jennifer Wiltsie
ISBN: 0739353829 9780739353820
OCLC Number: 645274631
Notes: Downloadable audio file.
Title from: Title details screen.
Unabridged.
Duration: 8:54:45.
Performer(s): Read by Jennifer Wiltsie.
Details: Requires OverDrive Media Console (file size: 128087 KB).; Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Responsibility: Celia Rees.

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A powerful and thrilling journey of two young women who break the bonds of gender, race and position to find their own way to glory. It is the dawn of the eighteenth century, when girls stay home and sew while men sail the high seas finding adventure, danger, and gold. But two unusually adventurous girls, a rich merchant's daughter, Nancy Kington, and her former plantation slave, Minerva Sharpe, take to the high seas from Jamaica on a ship the crew renames Deliverance. Not just any trading ship, the Deliverance flies black flags from its mast, proclaiming to all that the newly named, hijacked ship is a pirate vessel. For Nancy, the Deliverance is her escape from an arranged betrothal to a controlling and devilish man. For Minerva, it is an escape from slavery, as well as from the fearsome overseer on Nancy's family plantation. But in the end, the money, the adventure, the companionship, and the chance to see the world not as women, but as bold and daring pirates, is an opportunity neither can deny.

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