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The pirates Laffite

the treacherous world of the corsairs of the Gulf

by Davis, William C.

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Harcourt in Orlando, Fla .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Louisiana,
  • Mexico, Gulf of
    • Subjects:
    • Laffite, Jean.,
    • Laffite, Pierre, d. 1826?,
    • Pirates -- Louisiana -- Biography.,
    • Pirates -- Mexico, Gulf of -- Biography.,
    • Privateering -- Mexico, Gulf of -- History -- 19th century.,
    • New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815.,
    • Louisiana -- History -- 1803-1865 -- Biography.,
    • Mexico, Gulf of -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWilliam C. Davis.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF374.L2 D385 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 706 p. :
      Number of Pages706
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3300278M
      ISBN 10015100403X
      ISBN 109780151004034
      LC Control Number2004029150

      The Pirates Laffite (Paperback) The Treacherous World of the Corsairs of the Gulf. By William C. Davis. Mariner Books, , pp. Publication Date: May 1, Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (5/1/). An "engrossing and exciting" account of legendary New Orleans privateers Pierre and Jean Laffite and their adventures along the Gulf Coast (Booklist, starred review).At large during the most colorful period in New Orleans' history, from just after the Louisiana Purchase through the War of , privateers Jean and Pierre Laffite made life hell for Spanish merchants on the Gulf.

      Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Pirates Laffite: The Treacherous World of the Corsairs of the Gulf by William C. Davis (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products!4/5(1). Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Pirates Laffite The Laffite brothers, Pierre and Jean, were born in France, but left, probably for Espanola, probably after By , the year the United States made the Lousiana Purchase, they were in New Orleans, where they were businessmen who made their money from privateers, armed warships that.

      PRAISE FOR THE PIRATES LAFFITE "This massive, tenaciously researched book should prove the last word on Laffite. Or should I say the Laffites? Davis has restored Pierre to his rightful place in the story and gives us a full account of 'les deux freres.'" THE PIRATES LAFFITE: The Treacherous World of the Corsairs of the Gulf William C. Davis, Author. Harcourt $28 (p) ISBN Buy this book Historian Davis contemplates the New.


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An “engrossing and exciting” account of legendary New Orleans privateers Pierre and Jean Laffite and their adventures along the Gulf Coast (Booklist, starred review). At large during the most colorful period in New Orleans’ history, from just after the Louisiana Purchase through the War ofprivateers Jean and Pierre Laffite made life hell for Spanish merchants on the Gulf/5(57).

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Lafitte the Pirate Paperback – Ap by Lyle Saxon (Author)Cited by: 4. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Susan Goldman Rubin reveals the life of Jean Laffite, the little-known Jewish Caribbean pirate who became an American patriot during the War of Beautiful large illustrations in the page picture book by Jeff Himmelman help tell the tale for younger elementary-grade students/5.

The Pirates Own Book: Authentic Narratives of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers: THE LIFE OF LAFITTE, THE FAMOUS PIRATE OF THE GULF OF MEXICO: With a History of the Pirates of Barrataria--and an account of their volunteering for the defence of New Orleans; and their daring intrepidity under General Jackson, during the battle of the 8th of January.

Jean Lafitte–also spelled Laffite–was a man of many contradictions. He was a notorious pirate, but he thought of himself as a privateer, a legitimate officer of a government whose job was to, you know, rob and plunder was an infamous criminal constantly dogged by local authorities, but he was also a war hero after whom multiple state parks and monuments have been : Benito Cereno.

In addition to Father Mississippi, Lafitte the Pirate, and Children of Strangers, he also wrote Fabulous New Orleans, Old Louisiana, The Friends of Joe Gilmore, and was a co-author of Gumbo Ya-Ya, with Edward Dreyer and Robert Tallant/5(17).

Laffite, the Pirate Hardcover – August 1, by Ariane Dewey (Author)5/5(1). Those glorious swashbucklers Jean and Pierre Laffite are often categorized as heroes for bringing their band of pirates and thieves to the aid of the Americans at the Battle of New Orleans in An “engrossing and exciting” account of legendary New Orleans privateers Pierre and Jean Laffite and their adventures along the Gulf Coast (Booklist, starred review).

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Davis Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, - Biography & Autobiography - pages/5(3). In "The Pirates Laffite, the Treacherous World of the Corsairs of the Gulf," author William C.

Davis presents an in-depth, thoroughly researched examination of the Laffite brothers' colorful lives, including new information about them discovered in archives of the United States and by:   Today, new interpretations of fictional pirates like Captain Hook inspire new works, while less-known real-life figures like Grace O’Malley and Jean Laffite are being newly studied.

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Pierre Lafitte (–) was a privateer in the Gulf of Mexico and smuggler in the early 19th century. He also ran a blacksmith shop in New Orleans, his legitimate was the historically less-well-known older brother of Jean not as much of a sailor as his brother, he was the public face of the Lafitte operation, and was known for his wit and charm, in addition Battles/wars: War ofBattle of New Orleans.

PRAISE FOR THE PIRATES LAFFITE "This massive, tenaciously researched book should prove the last word on Laffite. Or should I say the Laffites. Davis has restored Pierre to his rightful place in the story and gives us a full account of 'les deux freres.'"--The Washington Post "Separating folklore from fact, Davis debunks hoary myths.

Gr 3–6—Move over, Jack Sparrow, and make way for Jean Laffite. Pirate enthusiasts will appreciate this well-researched picture-book biography of a Jewish pirate Author: Susan Goldman Rubin.Prolific historian Davis (Lone Star Rising,etc.), director of the Virginia Center for Civil War Studies, serves up a highly engaging chronicle of the brothers Laffite, anarchist princes of the early moved from France to the Caribbean at the beginning of the French Revolution, perhaps motivated by sympathy to the royalist cause but also sure that there was no living to be.At large during the most colorful period in New Orleans' history, from just after the Louisiana Purchase through the War ofprivateers 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.