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Nichols, Peter 1950-

Overview
Works: 30 works in 84 publications in 4 languages and 4,714 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  History  Sea stories 
Classifications: F2936, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Peter Nichols
A voyage for madmen by Peter Nichols ( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"On April 22, 1969 the world watched as a small sailboat came ashore at Falmouth, England, completing a voyage of astonishing courage and endurance that would forever alter our ongoing adventure with the sea. Ten months earlier, nine very different men had set off in small and ill-equipped boats, determined to do the impossible, sail around the world alone and without stopping, to win the race dubbed the Golden Globe." -- Jacket
Voyage to the North Star : a novel by Peter Nichols ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich New Yorker with ambitions to be a big-game hunter buys a yacht and sails to the Arctic to hunt polar bear. It turns out to be a foolhardy enterprise, only saved from disaster by the stoker, a former ship's captain. By the author of Sea Change
Evolution's captain : the dark fate of the man who sailed Charles Darwin around the world by Peter Nichols ( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the story of Robert FitzRoy, the captain of the HMS Beagle, who enlisted Charles Darwin for a journey originally intended to return natives to their homeland and whose fundamentalist views clashed with those of Darwin
Voyage to the North Star by Peter Nichols ( )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A rich New Yorker with ambitions to be a big-game hunter buys a yacht and sails to the Arctic to hunt polar bear. It turns out to be a foolhardy enterprise, only saved from disaster by the stoker, a former ship's captain. By the author of Sea Change
Final voyage : a story of Arctic disaster and one fateful whaling season by Peter Nichols ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1871, an entire fleet of whaling ships was caught in an Arctic ice storm and destroyed. Though few lives were lost, the damage would forever shape one of America's most distinctive commodities: oil
Final voyage [a story of Arctic disaster and one fateful whaling season] by Peter Nichols ( Recording )
8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1871, an entire fleet of whaling ships was caught in an arctic ice storm and destroyed. Though few lives were lost, the damage would forever shape one of America₂s most distinctive commodities: oil. New Bedford, Massachusetts, was fertile ground for this country's first multimillion-dollar industry. Founded by assiduous Quaker merchants seeking refuge for their austere religion, the town also lent unparalleled access to the high seas
Evolution's captain : the tragic fate of Robert Fitzroy, the man who sailed Charles Darwin around the world by Peter Nichols ( Book )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evolution's captain : the story of the kidnapping that led to Charles Darwin's voyage aboard the "Beagle" by Peter Nichols ( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lodestar by Peter Nichols ( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Oil and ice : a story of Arctic disaster and the rise and fall of America's last whaling dynasty by Peter Nichols ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In 1871, an entire fleet of whaling ships was caught in an arctic ice storm and destroyed. Though few lives were lost, the damage would forever shape one of America's most distinctive commodities: oil."--P. [4] of cover
Darwins Kapitän : das dunkle Schicksal des Mannes, der Charles Darwin um die Erde segelte by Peter Nichols ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Guinness sports yearbook, 1994 by Peter Nichols ( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The official British Olympic team handbook ( Book )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
BBC radio 5 live sports yearbook by Peter Nichols ( Book )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Golden Globe : l'aventure infernale de la 1re course en solitaire autour du monde by Peter Nichols ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A la fin des années 60, neuf navigateurs décident de relever le défi d'un tour du monde en petits voiliers, sans escale et en solitaire. Au terme des dix mois de cette aventure sublime et tragique en mer, un seul réussira à franchir la ligne d'arrivée
Darwin contra Fitzroy : el dramático enfrentamiento de dos mundos a bordo del Beagle by Peter Nichols ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Yearbook by Peter Nichols ( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Voyage For Madmen Nine men set out to race each other around the world. Only one made it back by Peter Nichols ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It lay like a gauntlet thrown down; to sail around the world alone and non-stop. No one had ever done it, no one knew if it could be done. In 1968, nine men - six Englishmen, two Frenchmen and an Italian - set out to try, a race born of coincidence of their timing. One didn't even know how to sail. They had more in common with Captain Cook or Ferdinand Magellan than with the high-tech, extreme sailors of today, a mere forty years later. It was not the sea or the weather that determined the nature of their voyages but the men they were, and they were as different from one another as Scott from
La sombra de Darwin : la historia de FitzRoy, el capitán que llevó a Darwin a bordo del HMS Beagle en un viaje que cambió la historia de la ciencia by Peter Nichols ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Evolution's captain : the tragic fate of a man who sailed Charles Darwin around the world by Peter Nichols ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (68)
Spanish (5)
French (3)
German (2)
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