We Are Pirates

We Are Pirates

A Novel

Book - 2015
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"A boat has gone missing. Goods have been stolen. There is blood in the water. It is the twenty-first century and a crew of pirates is terrorizing the San Francisco Bay"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, 2015
Edition: First U.S. edition
ISBN: 9781608196883
1608196887
Branch Call Number: FICTION HANDLER 2015
Characteristics: 269 pages ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: We're pirates : a novel

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lisatofts
Apr 27, 2015

A difficult read at the beginning. Once you get past 1/3 of the book and into the meat of the conflict, the action comes alive. The reader is then welcomed into the story.
This is a fun tale about a band of misfits (2 teenage girls, 1 teenage boy, an escaped senior citizen from an old folks’ home, and a home care worker) who want to live like pirates. They leave their lives to become pirates on the open sea. The open sea happens to be the Bay, but, at least they try.
This is such a simple, uncomplicated narrative that this book can be read in one sitting. Some authors include and fabricate so much subplot and unnecessary action into a tight story. Daniel Handler has mastered the art of creating fast-paced and exciting adventures for all children (and adults) to enjoy.
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alexica Mar 12, 2015

Although this book appeared to be well received, it did not engage my interest and I did not finish it.

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Apr 27, 2015

lisatofts thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 14 and 99

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