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Here is the famous voyage that transformed William Kidd from a prosperous, respectable New York merchant into a ruthless, bloodthirsty pirate. This was the judgment at the trial that followed—but was it true? Was Captain Kidd a pirate? From the book

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A.B.C. Whipple

A.B.C. Whipple

1918 - 2013
American
A.B.C. (Cal) Whipple has made a lifelong hobby of the sea. As a youngster, he used to explore Long Island Sound, and since then he has spent many va... See more
Herman B. Vestal

Herman B. Vestal

1916 - 2007
American
H. B. Vestal's talented brush strokes can be found in most national magazines. Two of his best-known books are The Illustrated Book of Africa and Ex... See more

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The Mysterious Voyage of Captain Kidd Reprint

The Mysterious Voyage of Captain Kidd
Reprinted in 2021 by Purple House Press
Available formats: Paperback
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Resource Guide

Plumfield Moms Podcast
Podcast

Landmark Books: The Mysterious Voyage of Captain Kidd
Released in 2023 by Plumfield Moms Podcast
Available formats: Streaming Audio
Length: 1 hr. 26 min.
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Bookclub discussion featuring guests Kristi Stansfield (Maryland Living Books Library), Jill Morgan (Purple House Press) and Tanya Arnold (Biblioguides).


Plumfield Moms Podcast
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Landmark Books: What They Are and Why They Matter
Released in 2022 by Plumfield Moms Podcast
Available formats: Streaming Audio
Length: 52 min.
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Two-part episode hosted by Podcast Moms with guests Sandy Hall (Hall's Living Library), Jill Morgan (Purple House Press), and Tanya Arnold (Biblioguides) where they discuss the Landmark series, how they came to be and why they are worth adding to a home library.


Reviews

Plumfield and Paideia

The Mysterious Voyage of Captain Kidd
Reviewed by Diane Pendergraft
Whatís a captain to do when his crew rebels in the middle of the ocean thousands of miles from home? And whose testimony will be believed if the matter comes to trial. Typically, the captainís. But what if the crew has burned his meticulously kept shipís log? And what if crew members have been bribed with their lives to lie?

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Semicolon

The Mysterious Voyage of Captain Kidd
Reviewed by Sherry Early
This Landmark history, one of the books in the famous Landmark series, is anything but a dry recitation of facts and figures. Of course, the subject is piracy and one of the most famous of all the pirates, Captain Kidd. But Kiddís story is full of detail about the life and times of the pirates and about the late seventeenth century and its business practices and British politics; yet, nevertheless, the story is told in such a way as to draw in the reader and make him care . . .

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