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CJS handbook
The Captain Jack Sparrow Handbook
Attribution:
Author(s)

Jason Heller

Publication information:
Publisher

Quirk Books

Released

May 3, 2011

Pages

176

ISBN

ISBN-10:1594745048
ISBN-13:978-1594745041

Chronology:

The Captain Jack Sparrow Handbook is a how-to-do book detailing the antics of Captain Jack Sparrow. It was released on May 3, 2011.

Publisher's summary

He’s the most popular pirate in motion picture history—and now The Captain Jack Sparrow Handbook offers his fans an insider’s guide to all the dirty tricks of the buccaneer’s trade! Complete with step-by-step instructions, helpful diagrams, and full-color photography from the Pirates of the Caribbean films, this nautical treasure trove arrrrrrrrrrrticulates such vital and colorful information as:

  • How to Sail a Ship
  • How to Survive Being Marooned
  • How to Break a Curse
  • How to Fight Six Angry Men in a Tavern
  • How to Recruit a Crew
  • How to Cope with Mermaids
  • And much, much more!

Arriving just in time for Captain Jack’s long-awaited return in the blockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, this fiendishly adventurous handbook is essential reading for pirate lovers, Johnny Depp fans, and all-around rogues and rapscallions of all ages.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER ONE: PIRACY

  • How to Become a Pirate
  • How to Recognize a Fellow Pirate
  • How to Pass the Time
  • Types of Pirates
  • Pirate Garb and Gear
  • Blackbeard: The Black Standard
  • The Five Six Other Greatest Pirates

CHAPTER TWO: MARITIME SKILLS

  • How to Climb Rigging
  • How to Fire a Cannon
  • How to Board a Ship
  • How to Operate Underwater
  • The Parts of a Ship
  • The Many Faces of the Jolly Roger
  • Sailor Essentials

CHAPTER THREE: PEOPLE SKILLS

  • How to Recruit a Crew
  • How to Impress the Locals
  • How to Use Words to Misdirect and Confound
  • How to Invoke the Right of Parlay
  • How to Disguise Your Gender
  • How to Spin Your Own Myth
  • Pirate Hygiene (or the Lack Thereof)
  • Pirate Insults

CHAPTER FOUR: ACQUIRING BOOTY

  • How to Loot
  • How to Smuggle
  • How to Bury a Chest
  • How to Gamble
  • How to Make a Treasure Map
  • The Key to a Pirate's Map
  • The Geography of the Caribbean
  • Pirate Currency

CHAPTER FIVE: CHEATING DEATH

  • How to Escape from Being Tied Up
  • How to Fight a Tavern Full of Angry Men
  • How to Treat a Wound
  • How to Stay Alive When Your Ship Sinks
  • How to Survive Being Marooned
  • Pirate Weaponry
  • The Fine Art of Being Somewhere Else
  • The Legend of the Fountain of Youth

CHAPTER SIX: MYSTERIES OF THE DEEP

APPENDIX: PIRATICAL LINGO

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External links

The Captain Jack Sparrow Handbook at Amazon.com

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