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Coffee Break Collection 18 - Pirates

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This is the eighteenth Coffee Break Collection, in which Librivox readers select English language public domain works of about 15 minutes or less in duration -- perfect to listen to during commutes, workouts or coffee breaks. The topic for this collection is pirates... a rich source of material. Fiction, non-fiction, poetry, prose, essays... the romance of a life on the ocean waves and the danger posed by the 'bad boys (and girls)'; but sometimes the law catches up with them.

Genre(s): Short Stories

Language: English

Section Chapter Author Source Reader Time Language
Play 01 A Ballad of John Silver by John Masefield John Masefield Etext Chris Pyle
00:02:08
Play 02 An Old Song Resung by John Masefield John Masefield Etext Chris Pyle
00:01:22
Play 03 The Adventures, Trial and Execution of Captain Gow by Charles Ellms Charles Ellms Etext Lynne T
00:06:36
Play 04 Adventure with Pirates, by James O. Brayman James O. Brayman Etext Garth Burton
00:09:54
Play 05 Capture of a Chinese Pirate Fleet by Anonymous Anonymous Etext Colleen McMahon
00:06:04
Play 06 Derelict: A Reminiscence of Treasure Island by Young E. Allison Young E. Allison Etext Josh Kibbey
00:03:18
Play 07 Execution of the Pirates by Ezra Baldwin Strong Ezra Baldwin Strong Etext Phil Schempf
00:08:01
Play 08 Home of Blackbeard, One of America's Cruelest Pirates by Anonymous, from the Dawson Record, August 16, 1903 Anonymous Etext Colleen McMahon
00:05:49
Play 09 The Life and Exploits of Anne Bonney by Charles Ellms Charles Ellms Etext Lynne T
00:03:41
Play 10 The Life of John Massey, Who Died for Piracy by Arthur L. Hayward Arthur L. Hayward Etext Lynne T
00:08:10
Play 11 The Life of Philip Roche, a Pirate, etc. by Arthur L. Hayward Etext Lynne T
00:14:25
Play 12 On Pirates by Richard Middleton Richard Middleton Etext April6090
00:07:09
Play 13 Captain Thomas White by Henry Hartford Benton and Thomas Carey Thomas Carey Etext Craig Campbell
00:09:47
Play 14 The United States v. Smith, 1820 US Supreme Court United States Supreme Court Etext Craig Campbell
00:04:25
Play 15 The Yankee Privateer by Arthur Hale Arthur Hale Etext Chris Pyle
00:03:23