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Colin Woodard is a journalist and writer who was born on 12/3/1968. He is a reporter for the Portland Press Herald and Maine Sunday Telegram for State and National Affairs. He won a 2012 George Polk Award for investigative reporting and a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting for a series on climate change. He has been a long-time foreign correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor, San Francisco Chronicle, and The Chronicle of Higher Education, and has reported from fifty foreign countries and seven continents. His work has appeared in many publications including The Economist, Smithsonian, The Washington Post, Newsweek/The Daily Beast and Bloomberg View. His first book Ocean's End: Travels Through Endangered Seas, was released in 2000. Since then he has published several others including: The Lobster Coast: Rebels, Rusticators, and the Struggle for a Forgotten Frontier, The Republic of Pirates: Being The True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down, American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America, and American Character: A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good. (Bowker Author Biography)
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MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Spring 2009 (Author "Quelling a Pirate Revolt," "In the Pirate's Lair" and "History Lesson") 5 copies
MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History — Summer 2010 (Author "The War Over Plunder" and "The Revolution's Band of Brothers") 3 copies

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