Timothy Acker
Publisher: Advantage Publishing Group
Pages: 266

The statute of limitations has run, so the story can now be told.Pirates are still out there, flintlock pistols and schooners traded for assault rifles and black-painted Zodiacs. Based on his experience as an international lawyer and pilot, Timothy Grant Acker tells a riveting tale of modern-day pirates in the unpredictable waters of the Caribbean. Juan’s crew of outcasts and thieves from various countries lived at the edge of a dusty village in Southern Haiti, not far from the Dominican Republic border. They were safe in Haiti—a country of refuge for pirates and thieves, for injustice and abuse. The village itself consisted of fewer than a hundred hovels of sticks, paper, and earth, all clustered together. The inhabitants made their living from fishing and meager farming. Their bodies were thin, and souls depressed. It was typical Haiti.The pirate’s neighborhood, though, prospered a ...
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