Pirates for Hire: Privateers were legalized pirates, fighting for both profit and patriotism during wartime.
Also in this issue Magnetic North: In the 1930s, a young writer and photographer for The Beaver set out on a northern adventure but never made it home. | Dancing His Own Line: Benjamin Chee Chee's life came to a tragic end after a successful but short career as an artist. | Macabre Discovery: The legend of a French-Canadian folklore character becomes true history after the discovery of her cage.
Regular features: Currents, Trading Post, Christopher Moore, Destinations, Album, Book Reviews.
Plus our annual Book & Gift Guide