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Friday July 26, 2002 

Margaret Hoffman Kale

"Blackbeard: A Tale of Villainy and Murder in Colonial America" 


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Friday July 26, 2002 
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One of the strangest bits of Carolina's history is about Edward Teach, more popularly known as the pirate Blackbeard. Margaret Hoffman Kale has written a novel based on the real history of Blackbeard and his life in coastal North Carolina. Why was Blackbeard known as one of the most infamous pirates of all time when he only pirated for two years? Find out when we talk about "Blackbeard: A Tale of Villainy and Murder in Colonial America" on the Charlotte Talks.




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