The Pirate Coast
[Thomas Jefferson, the First Marines, and the Secret Mission of 1805]Downloadable Audiobook - 2005 | Unabridged
In the first U.S. covert mission to overthrow a foreign nation, President Jefferson dispatched an unlikely diplomat, forty-year-old William Eaton, to Tripoli to free three hundred American hostages. Eaton achieved a remarkable victory on "the shores of Tripoli," but for him, the aftermath was not so sweet.
Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2005
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (13hr., 30 min.)) : digital