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6 edition of Jean Lafitte found in the catalog.

Jean Lafitte

pirate-hero of the war of 1812

by Aileen Weintraub

  • 216 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by PowerKids Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Louisiana,
  • Texas,
  • Mexico, Gulf of
    • Subjects:
    • Laffite, Jean -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Laffite, Jean.,
    • Pirates -- Louisiana -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Pirates -- Texas -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • New Orleans, Battle of, New Orleans, La., 1815 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Privateering -- Mexico, Gulf of -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Pirates.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementAileen Weintraub.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesThe library of pirates
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF374.L2 W45 2002
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. :
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6777522M
      ISBN 100823957969
      LC Control Number00012198
      OCLC/WorldCa45463518

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