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Pirate Freedom
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Gene Wolfe
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-11-13 - Publisher: Tor Books

As a young parish priest, Father Christopher has heard many confessions, but his own tale is more astounding than any revelation he has ever encountered in the confessional . . . for Chris was once a pirate captain, hundreds of years before his birth. Fresh from the monastery, the former
Control and Freedom
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Wendy Hui Kyong Chun
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: MIT Press

Chun describes the way Internet promoters conflated technological empowerment with racial empowerment and, through close examinations of William Gibson's Neuromancer and Mamoru Oshii's Ghost in the Shell, she analyzes the management of interactivity in narratives of cyberspace."
Planning the Past
Language: en
Pages: 136
Authors: Anita M. Waters
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-06-29 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Planning the Past studies the way a post-colonial society reconstructs its national history and grapples with its colonial past, specifically in Port Royal, a Jamaican village with a dramatic history of pirates, naval admirals, and earthquakes. The plans for Port Royal's heritage tourism development represent a chronological record of historical
Canary Fever
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: John Clute
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-24 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Canary Fever is a collection of reviews about the most significant literatures of the twenty-first century: science fiction, fantasy and horror: the literatures Clute argues should be recognized as the central modes of fantastika in our times. The title refers to the canary in the coal mine, who whiffs gas
Blackbeard's Freedom: A Historical Fantasy Pirate Adventure Novel
Language: en
Pages: 362
Authors: Jeremy McLean
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-06-28 - Publisher: Voyages of Queen Anne's Re

Pirates, puzzles, and plunder combine as Blackbeard becomes the scourge of the seas in this story like "Pirates of the Caribbean meets Indiana Jones!" - James ( What would you do for your Freedom? Would you steal? Kill? Die? For Edward Thatch, there's no questioning the depths he will go