Coffee Break Collection 018 - Pirates


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

Group: Coffee Break Collections

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