Pirate Latitudes (Paperback)
HarperLuxe, 9780061929403, 448pp.
Publication Date: November 24, 2009
Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (11/23/2009)
Mass Market (9/28/2010)
Compact Disc (11/24/2009)
Paperback, Chinese (7/1/2010)
“Crichton’s ultimate adventure.”
—San Francisco Chronicle
“Pirates Latitudes has the loot: Gore, sex, action….A lusty, rollicking 17th century adventure.”
“Riveting….Great entertainment….The pages and minutes fly by.”
—Cleveland Plain Dealer
#1 New York Times bestselling author, the incomparable Michael Crichton (“One of the great storytellers of our age” —Newsday) takes to the high Caribbean seas for an irresistible adventure of swashbuckling pirates, lost treasure, sword fights, duplicity, and hair-breadth escapes in the New World.
About the Author
Michael Crichton (1942-2008) was the author of the bestselling novels The Terminal Man, The Great Train Robbery, Jurassic Park, Sphere, Disclosure, Prey, State of Fear, Next and Dragon Teeth, among many others. His books have sold more than 200 million copies worldwide, have been translated into forty languages, and have provided the basis for fifteen feature films. He wrote and directed Westworld, The Great Train Robbery, Runaway, Looker, Coma and created the hit television series ER. Crichton remains the only writer to have a number one book, movie, and TV show in the same year.
Daniel H. Wilson is a Cherokee citizen and author of the New York Times bestselling Robopocalypse and its sequel Robogenesis, as well as ten other books. He recently wrote the Earth 2: Society comic book series for DC Comics. Wilson earned a PhD in Robotics from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as master’s degrees in Artificial Intelligence and Robotics. He has published over a dozen scientific papers and holds four patents. Wilson lives in Portland, Oregon.
Praise For Pirate Latitudes: A Novel…
— Cameron Martin, New York Times
“Offers unexpected turns and plenty of yo ho ho’s.”
— Richard Eisenberg, People (3 out of 4 stars)
“It’s not an ironic pirate novel. It’s not a pirate novel with a secret gimmick. It’s simply an entertaining tale filled with crafty privateers, despicable villains, treasure hoards, double crosses and a sea monster. Go figure.”
— Michael Berry, San Francisco Chronicle
“A lusty, rollicking 17th century adventure…. History as entertainment…. Crichton has done his homework.”
— Bob Minzesheimer, USA Today
“The plot sucks you in like the giant kraken monster that nearly sinks our hero’s galleon.”
— Benjamin Svetsky, Entertainment Weekly