Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Terror on the Seas: True Tales of Modern-Day Pirates” as Want to Read:
Terror on the Seas: True Tales of Modern-Day Pirates
Pirates. To many, the word conjures up images of swashbucklers in the eighteenth century. The very idea that pirates might stillply the seas today seems preposterous and far-fetched. But pirates most definitely still exist. And as Terror On the Seas shows, their violent activities on the other side of the glove can have wide-reaching effects— whether on our economy or the ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published May 12th 2009 by Thomas Dunne Books
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
(showing 1-30 of 62)
A solid treatment of the subject. Sekulich hits the ground running mostly in the Straits of Malacca and goes face to face with pirates and their opponents. The result is an eye-opening portrait of a significant maritime problem. It does fall flat on the question of what to do. Sekulich doesn't have a real idea, nor does anyone he interviews.