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Nichols, Peter 1950-

Overview
Works: 21 works in 64 publications in 5 languages and 4,537 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  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 )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 945 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 )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 787 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 )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 673 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 ( )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 642 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 332 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 ( )
6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 140 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 )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 133 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 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lodestar by Peter Nichols ( Book )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 83 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 63 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
Sea change : alone across the Atlantic in a wooden boat by Peter Nichols ( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nichols sails from England to Galveston, Texas, after his marriage breaks up, and shares the knowledge he gains about himself, sailing, and marriage
Golden Globe : l'aventure infernale de la 1re course en solitaire autour du monde by Peter Nichols ( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in French and held by 4 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
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
Voyage to the North Star by Peter Nichols ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two men from opposite ends of the social spectrum - a wealthy self-indulgent industrialist and a disgraced sea captain - are brought together in a harrowing adventure: an attempt to guide a luxurious but ill-equipped yacht through the perilous polar waters
Una Regata de locos : la primera vuelta al mundo para solitarios by Peter Nichols ( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wyprawa szaleńców by Peter Nichols ( Book )
1 edition published in 2011 in Polish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Cambridge history of twentieth-century English literature ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"This new Cambridge History is the first major history of twentieth-century English literature to cover the full range of writing in England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland. The volume also explores the impact of writing from the former colonies on English literature of the period and analyses the ways in which conventional literary genres were shaped and inflected by the new cultural technologies of radio, cinema and television. In providing an authoritative narrative of literary and cultural production across the century, this History acknowledges the claims for innovation and modernisation that characterise the beginning of the period."--BOOK JACKET
Çılgın bir yolculuk by Peter Nichols ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in Turkish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Darwin contra Fitzroy : el dramático enfrentamiento de dos mundos a bordo del Beagle by Peter Nichols ( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The rocks by Peter Nichols ( Book )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Languages
English (57)
Spanish (4)
Polish (1)
Turkish (1)
French (1)
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