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Under the blue flag

Philip Kearney

Under the blue flag

my mission to Kosovo

by Philip Kearney

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Published by MacAdam/Cage Pub. in San Francisco, CA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[Philip Kearney]
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF373.K417 A3 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 309 p. ;
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24546135M
ISBN 101607477289
ISBN 109781607477280
LC Control Number2008031865

Under the Blue Flag is a passionate and eye-opening look at a post-war Kosovo that continues to straddle the stubborn gap between a past corrupted by violence and injustice, and a . "This is the most authoritative and highly literate account of these pernicious people that I have ever read." -- Patrick O'Brian Pirates are so much a part of legend that it is easy to forget they actually existed. UNDER THE BLACK FLAG tells their story in a rollicking account of the golden age of piracy that is packed with history, anecdote, and above all adventure/5(27).

  Under the Black Flag also charts the paths of fictional pirates such as Captain Hook and Long John Silver. The definitive resource on the subject, this book is as captivating as it is supremely entertaining. Praise for Under the Black Flag “[A] lively history/5. Under the Blue Flag My Mission to Kosovo by Phillip Kearney. ebook. Sign up to save your library. With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Save Not today. Subjects. Fiction.

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Under the Blue Flag, reads like an international legal thriller as Kearney and his colleagues are shuttled in armored vehicles between years-old crime scenes and the makeshift courtrooms where Kosovo's fledgling legal system is tested daily.

In the face of almost insurmountable obstacles - witness intimidation, corrupt law enforcement and deep ethnic biases - the truth is slowly revealed and with it /5(42). Daniel Putkowski is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts.

He divides his time Under the blue flag book Aruba and a suburb of Philadelphia. His first novel, An Island Away, remains the #1 bestselling book in Aruba. Under a Blue Flag is his fourth novel/5(29). Under the Blue Flag reads like an international legal thriller as Kearney and his colleagues are shuttled in armored vehicles between years-old crime scenes and the makeshift courtrooms where Kosovo’s fledging legal system is tested daily/5(42).

"Under the Blue Flag "reads like an international legal thriller as Kearney and his colleagues are shuttled in armored vehicles between years-old crime scenes and the makeshift courtrooms where Kosovo's fledging legal system is tested daily.4/5. Under the Blue Flag, reads like an international legal thriller as Kearney and his colleagues are shuttled in armored vehicles between years-old crime scenes and the makeshift courtrooms where Kosovo's fledgling legal system is tested : Philip Kearney.

American author Daniel Putkowski, captivated by Aruba's cultural diversity, divides his time between the island, Spain, and a suburb of Philadelphia. He is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. A sequel to An Island Away titled Under a Blue Flag will follow Putkowski's next release, Bonks Bar, due early /5.

Under The Black Flag is an easy to read book with smooth transitions between chapters. Each chapter is dedicated to a specific pirate topic that is explained in an easy to understand way, without boring the reader with unnecessary details.

Cordingly does a wonderful job at transporting the reader back to the gold age of by: “Philip Kearney’s Under The Blue Flag is a gripping, timely and important book that, not incidentally, tells a great story.

We’ve all heard of Kosovo, usually in conjunction with words such as ‘atrocities’ and ‘war crimes’, but Kearney puts a human face on the troubles in that part of the world, and brilliantly showcases the myriad difficulties as well as the moral imperative in establishing the rule of law in the.

In Under the Black Flag (), David Cordingly looks at the reality of the golden age of piracy. Cordingly covers most everything there is to know about pirates. Famous pirate captains, life among the pirates, tactics, treasure, ships, trials and executions, and the reasons for the end of the golden age of Caribbean piracy are all included/5.

Under the blue flag Under the blue flag by Raymond Smith Published by Aherlow Publishers in : It was, as Kearney recounts in Under the Blue Flag, the most rigorous kind of on-the-job training.

Complicated cases were dropped in his lap at the last minute. He had to work through translators and under the protection of armed bodyguards. Moreover, he was left to conduct his own investigations with only a minimum of support personnel.

Under The Blue Flag is a passionate and eye-opening look at a post-war Kosovo that continues to straddle the stubborn gap between a past corrupted by violence and injustice and a. Under the Blue Flag, reads like an international legal thriller as Kearney and his colleagues are shuttled in armored vehicles between years-old crime scenes and the makeshift courtrooms where Kosovo's fledgling legal system is tested daily.

In the face of almost insurmountable obstacles - witness intimidation, corrupt law enforcement and deep. Under The Black Flag is an easy to read book with smooth transitions between chapters. Each chapter is dedicated to a specific pirate topic that is explained in an easy to understand way, without boring the reader with unnecessary details/5().

Under the blue flag by Raymond Smith; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Armed Forces, Irish, United Nations; Places: Zaire. Cordingly, a former head of exhibitions at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, England, presents a no-frills picture of the early 18th century buccaneer, revealing the basis of our romantic conceptions of pirates.

While piracy in that era was not a prescription for longevity, it brought lasting fame to its practitioners, their images are mythically enshrined in the works of Defoe. Under The Blue is a story of two brothers caught in the middle of a timeless war between good and evil.

As the story unfolds, they will soon learn what it is like to be only human. This is the first of seven books in The Blue Series. I am currently working on /5. Under the Black Flag feels at many times more like a graduate student’s thesis versus an actual history book.

Another downside to the writing style in Under the Black Flag is that the book generally does not progress chronically through the s and s.

It generally flows in that pattern, but the material frequently jumps back and forth. Under the Blue Flag reads like an international legal thriller as Kearney and his colleagues are shuttled in armored vehicles between years-old crime scenes and the makeshift courtrooms where Kosovo's fledging legal system is tested daily.

A must read. I couldn't "put it down." An amazing story of bravery, billiance all with wit and humor. I have an increased. appreciation for the men and women who serve our country under the blue flag. I had no idea this could reflect the reality. Incredible story.

3 people found this helpful. Under the lilacs harks back to a simple time where virtue and honestly are the by words of life. A homeless runaway finds charity in a small town. His feet are set on the path of life while while benevolent friends surround and support him.

This book by Louisa May Alcott will delight readers young and old and remind them that kindness wins the day/5.David Cordingly's “Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates” was written following the tremendous interest in the exhibit Pirates: Fact and Fiction which Cordingly organized with museum colleagues at England's National Maritime Museum.

Wooden Legs and Parrots Robert Louis Stevenson shaped many pirate stereotypes with his novel Treasure Island Plays throughout the s and s encouraged a light-hearted view of pirates, particularly The Pirates of Penzance by Gilbert and Sullivan in the s Parrots and other exotic birds were sold by seamen at markets Pirates valued slaves for.