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She captains : heroines and hellions of the sea

Author: Joan Druett
Publisher: New York ; London : Simon & Schuster, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Touchstone edView all editions and formats
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"Druett restores important and long-lost chapters in maritime history. It also is great reading, especially for those who love tales of risk, glory, gritty adventure, and action-packed history."  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Druett
ISBN: 0684856913 9780684856919
OCLC Number: 155688245
Notes: New Zealand author.
Originally published: 2000.
Description: 320 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: ContentsIntroductionOne: The Warrior-QueensTwo: The ValkyriaThree: Mistress Cowtie and the PiratesFour: Pirate QueensFive: Captured by Corsairs Six: The WidowsSeven: Bonny & ReadEight: "The Naked Truth"Nine: Ship's BusinessTen: Fatal ShoresEleven: Fatal ImpactTwelve: The Deceit of DressThirteen: Decently SkirtedFourteen: War BrideFifteen: Women of WarSixteen: Nelson's WomenSeventeen: Voyages of DiscoveryEighteen: To the Rescue!Nineteen: Northwest PassageTwenty: Ice QueensTwenty-one: A Woman at the HelmEditorial NoteSourcesIndex
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Donna Seaman Booklist Druett is as valued for her jaunty storytelling as she is for reclaiming the forgotten lives of seafaring women....Maritime lore has always been rich in romance and suffering; Read more...

 
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