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Modern-day pirates

Author: LeeAnne Gelletly
Publisher: Pittsburgh : Eldorado Ink, [2013]
Series: True crime library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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With case studies and analysis, this book provides a multifaceted examination of maritime piracy today, including who the pirates are, where and how they operate, and what is being done to stop them.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: LeeAnne Gelletly
ISBN: 9781619000377 1619000377 9781619000384 1619000385
OCLC Number: 828055978
Description: pages.
Contents: Modern piracy: an introduction --
Alondra Rainbow: the phantom ship --
Antipiracy efforts --
Choizil hijacking: twenty months in "hostage hell" --
Cruise ship attacks --
Environmental threat of piracy --
Faina hijacking: dangerous cargo --
Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea --
Hostages seized on land --
Hostages seized at sea --
Le Ponant hijacking: France responds to piracy --
Lynn Rival hijacking: the Chandlers' ordeal --
Maersk Alabama: a captain's courage --
Prosecuting pirates --
The Quest hijacking: a deadly confrontation --
Sirius Star: the first hijacked supertanker --
Somalia: a haven for modern pirates --
Southeast Asia and piracy.
Series Title: True crime library.
Responsibility: LeeAnne Gelletly.
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With case studies and analysis, this book provides a multifaceted examination of maritime piracy today, including who the pirates are, where and how they operate, and what is being done to stop them.

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