4 edition of Laffite, the pirate found in the catalog.
Laffite, the pirate
Presents sheer myths and some stories based in fact about the controversial pirate who aided the United States in the War of 1812, but returned to his life of piracy thereafter.
|Statement||by Ariane Dewey.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||48 p. :|
|Number of Pages||48|
|ISBN 10||0688042295, 0688042309|
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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 Cited by: 4. I picked up this book after reading about the War of and how the pirate Laffite helped Jackson defeat Great Britain in New Orleans, I thought it was great.
I would also recommend /5. Kindergarten-Grade 3 Jean Laffite was the archetype of the dashing and romantic pirate who alternately plagued and aided the U.S. government during the late 18th and early 19th 5/5(1).
Jean Laffite book. Read 30 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This biography of the infamous pirate Jean Laffite is a real-life, act /5. Filled with fascinating facts and dynamic pictures, Jean Laffite: The Pirate Who Saved America is sure to captivate both pirate-loving children and their parents, as well."- /5(12).
Including the "Pirates Laffite" in the title attracted me to this book, but it is really more of a description of the world in which the Lafitte brothers (Pierre and Jean) lived during the early Cited by: One Laffite family, and apparently only one of that spelling, lived in the village.2 Jean Laffite and his wife, Anne Denis, saw their son Pierre marry Marie Lagrange inbut /5(5).
Buy a cheap copy of The Pirates Laffite: The Treacherous book by William C. Davis. At large during the most colorful period in New Orleans history, from just after the Cited by: 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, Author: Benito Cereno.
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 of Author: Susan Goldman Rubin.
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If you love legend, myth as much as I do than you will appreciate this book as /5. Get this from a library. Laffite, the pirate. [Ariane Dewey] -- Presents sheer myths and some stories based in fact about the controversial pirate who aided the United States in the War of. K-Gr 3 Jean Laffite was the archetype of the dashing and romantic pirate who alternately plagued and aided the U.S.
government during the late 18th and early 19th Author: Ariane Dewey. Jean Laffite: The Pirate Who Saved America by Susan Goldman Rubin and Jeff Himmelman. Since he was a young boy, Jean longed to be a pirate, and with the help of his. 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 Battles/wars: War ofBattle of New Orleans. Complete summary of William C. Davis' The Pirates Laffite. eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Pirates Laffite. Jean Laffite Pirate Dinner Cruise; Search.
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The Laffite brothers, Pierre and Jean, were born in France, but left, probably for Espanola, probably after Bythe year the United States made the Lousiana Purchase, they. About this Item: HATIER RAGEOT, Couverture souple.
Condition: bon. R In Broché. Bon état, Couv. convenable, Dos satisfaisant, Intérieur frais. pages. Jean Lafitte () was a legendary French privateer and pirate who resided in the Gulf of Mexico throughout the early 19th century and was widely believed to have been.
Jean Laffite has been called everything from a blood thirsty pirate to a gentleman corsair. Tales of his adventures, fights, and buried treasure have been told, fictionalized and made into movies.
4/5. This Laffite is not the suave gentleman depicted by historians. And yet they sensed from the beginning that there was something in the person in addition to a pirate. Writers have been. Jean Laffite: The Pirate Who Saved America Susan Goldman Rubin, illus. by Jeff Himmelman.
Abrams, $ (48p) ISBN Buy this book. Move over, Jack Sparrow. Laffite was renown for working his way out of trouble, when arrested by a certain governor, he failed to show up at the trial. The governor set a bounty for him at $, in return, Laffite.
Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Saxon, Lyle, Lafitte, the pirate. New York: Century Co., © 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.
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This book was impressive. This was a part of U.S. History that I didn't know much about. Now I understand why Andrew Jackson was such a popular man in history. As much as I loved 4/5. Laffite, the pirate by Ariane Dewey (Book) Jean Lafitte: pirate-hero of the war of by Aileen Weintraub (Book) Black Falcon: a story of piracy and Old New Orleans by Armstrong Sperry.
Published in it is a slim, well-written biography that touches on all aspects of the now legendary pirate Laffite. It is heavily researched; the extensive bibliography at the end. Lafitte: the pirate of the Gulf - a book from vol. 1 vol. 2 "Jean LaFitte's piratical topsail schooner", at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania External links.
Davis, William C. (). Laffite may have been a prince of a fellow, but he would have vehemently denied that he was ever a pirate.
His marauding was carried out, for the most part, under a letter of. Q: Can you recommend a "best book" on Laffite. A: To each his own, but in my opinion the best historical treatment of Jean Laffite is the long magazine article written in by the famous.
NOLA History: Jean Lafitte the Pirate. Jean Lafitte is one of the most famous people in New Orleans history, known as a pirate, a war hero and the namesake of many New Author: Edward Branley. 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.
Rating: The Pirates Laffite: The Treacherous World of the Corsairs of the Gulf by William C. Davis. The world needs more pirate biographies. I’m not talking about “General History of. Jean Laffite, along with his brother Pierre, engaged in piracy and smuggling in New Orleans, Louisiana, and then Galveston Island, Texas, during the ss.
The Jean Laffite. The largest and most comprehensive Pirate Wiki for all of your Pirate needs! Guides, Pets, Companions, Ships, Quests, Combat, Housing, Creatures, NPCs and more!Jean Laffite, Laffite also spelled Lafitte, (born ?, France—died ?), privateer and smuggler who interrupted his illicit adventures to fight heroically for the United States in.
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