Jodotha's Reviews > Seafaring Women: Adventures of Pirate Queens, Female Stowaways & Sailors' Wives

Seafaring Women by David Cordingly
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bookshelves: pirates, non-fiction, own
Read in January, 2007

I read this book under its original title "Women Sailors and Sailors' Women" (which I guess wasn't piratey enough for our Johnny Depp loving public - Oh well). I learned much from this book, and if I weren't in such a hurry to go find more books, I'd probably write it all down in a nicely outlined, formal report.
Anyhoo. This book is well written and well researched. Although Cordingly can occasionally get lost in his facts and come across rather dry, his information on seafaring women is so interesting it never stays that way for long. Recommended for readers who want more to the "pirate story" than what Hollywood can give.
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