Diana & Michael Preston: "A Pirate of Exquisite Mind" (Walker)
The story of William Dampier, explorer, naturalist, and pirate. Dampier's travels influenced Charles Darwin, pre-dated Captain James Cook and William Bligh, and was the inspiration for Jonathan Swift and Daniel Defoe.
is the author of numerous books including "Lusitania: An Epic Tragedy" and "The Boxer Rebellion"
is an historian and traveler.