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Boorman, Charley

Overview
Works: 85 works in 345 publications in 7 languages and 5,935 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Drama  Action and adventure films  Autobiographies  Travel writing  Travelogues (Television programs)  Anecdotes  Documentary films  Travelogues (Motion pictures)  Television mini-series 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Creator, Narrator, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: G440, 910.41
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Charley Boorman
Long way round : chasing shadows across the world by Ewan McGregor( Book )

40 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The popular actors recount their three-month, 20,000-mile motorbike journey from London to New York through three continents and some of the harshest terrain on Earth
Long way down : an epic journey by motorcycle from Scotland to South Africa by Ewan McGregor( Book )

18 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Longtime friends and bike enthusiasts McGregor and Boorman wowed international audiences with their first major motorcycle journey that spanned several continents, captured in the book and television show Long Way Round. Now they are back, with the fascinating account of their second, equally ambitious journey: from the northernmost tip of Scotland, across Europe and down through Africa ending in Cape Town, this is the account of the authors' three month journey across two continents, over difficult terrain and in unpredictable conditions. Their route covers Britain, Italy, Switzerland, Tunisia, the Sudan, Rwanda, Botswana, and Namibia, among other countries; and they stop in cities and villages along the way to experience the European and African cultures firsthand. Featuring diary entries, travel maps, mileage charts, and dozens of color photographs.--From publisher description
John Boorman's The emerald forest by John Boorman( Visual )

26 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bill Markham, an engineer, returns to the Amazon year after year searching for his son who had disappeared into the jungle. After ten years of searching, Markham finds the man that had once been his boy, but now is a warrior from a different world
Long way round by Ewan McGregor( Visual )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventure of a lifetime begins when two longtime pals, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, set off on their motorcycles taking the 'long way round' the world, covering 20,000 miles before completing their journey in New York City
Race to Dakar by Charley Boorman( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his celebrated trip round the world with Ewan McGregor, documented in 'Long Way Round' - Charley Boorman was keen for another challenge. Racing in the Dakar had always been a dream of his, and so it was the obvious choice. This book documents his adventures, and explores the history of this dramatic and romantic race
John Boorman's The emerald forest( Visual )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy disappears from the edge of the Brazilian rainforest. Years later his father finds him living with an Amazon tribe, but the son doesn't want to leave, and ends up teaching his father about true civilization
Long way down : the complete TV series by Ewan McGregor( Visual )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the phenomenal success of Long Way Round, Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman are back with a brand new adventure - this time riding the Long Way Down. From the northern most point of Scotland at John O'Groats to the Southern Most tip of Africa at Cape Agulhas the intrepid pain undergo exhausting conditions, treacherous terrain and many emotional, moving and awe-inspiring moments on this incredible 15,000 mile journey. Taking in Western Europe and riding down through Africa Ewan & Charley will mix their love of motorbikes with a passion for meeting people and visiting places of natural beauty and cultural importance
His brand new adventure from Wicklow to Wollongong by Charley Boorman( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brand new travel book from bestselling author Charley Boorman - BACKED BY A MAJOR BBC2 TV SERIES
Sydney to Tokyo by any means by Charley Boorman( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

* Charley Boorman's brand-new adventure for 2009 - backed by a major six-part series on BBC 2
Chasing shadows across the world by Ewan McGregor( Book )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fellow film actors and bike enthusiasts travel 20,000 miles around the world by motorbike encountering many challenges ranging from extreme weather to impenetrable terrain, caviar fishing in the Caspian, wrestling with the Mongolian Olympic team and riding with the Canadian Mounties
Sydney to Tokyo : by any means by Charley Boorman( Visual )

6 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the phenomenal success of By Any Means Wicklow to Sydney, Charley Boorman is back with a brand new adventure. From Sydney to Tokyo By Any Means follows the adventurer extraordinaire as he rides, rows and flies his way 9, 500 miles north from his last stop in Sydney up the Pacific Rim to Japan's capital, Tokyo. Using quad bikes, hovercrafts, wooden scooters, canoes, para-gliders and of course his favourite mode of transport - motorbike - Charley travels across vibrant cities, treacherous seas and impenetrable jungle and experiences some of the world's most stunning and diverse countries and cultures. Along the way he encounters fascinating people in some of the most isolated communities. He meets and makes friends with everyone from surfer dudes in Australia to Tribal leaders in Papua New Guinea and learns of the history, religions and ways of life of the local people he is with. Encapsulating some truly awe-inspiring experiences, From Sydney to Tokyo By Any Means DVD is packed with adventure, motorbikes and Charley's enthusiasm for the world and its people
Long way round : [chasing shadows across the world] by Ewan McGregor( Recording )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fellow film actors and bike enthusiasts Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman travel 20,000 miles around the world by motorbike. They encounter many troublesome situations on the way, ranging from extreme and threatening weather to impenetrable terrain, and face challenges such as caviar fishing in the Caspian Sea, and riding with the Canadian Mounties. Whilst throwing themselves enthusiastically into the culture of each new country, the two friends also have to rely on each other's good humour, as the journey tests their relationship and their stamina to the limits. Some strong language. 2004
Long way down : music from the TV series by Ewan McGregor( Recording )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After their trip round the world in 2004, fellow actors and bike fanatics Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman couldn't shake the travel bug, and after a UNICEF visit to Africa, they knew they had to go back and experience this extraordinary continent in more depth. They set off on their 15,000-mile journey with two new BMWs loaded up for the trip, travelling through a continent filled with magic and wonder. 2007
Yue jie 20000 li : 2 ge ren,2 bu mo tuo che de mao xian by Ewan McGregor( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in Chinese and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1001 road trips you must take before you die( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There are more than 40 million miles of highway, dirt track, ice road,tunnels and bridges wrapped around the globe and waiting to be discovered. 1001 Road Trips You Must Take Before You Die strives to inspire like-minded explorers to strike out on their own adventures and sample some of the most breathtaking, scenic and extraordinary journeys our planet has to offer. Each fact-packed entry provides a wealth of practical information while the stunning colour photography throughout will whet your appetite for the road trips ahead on two or four wheels. Created by an international team of travel writers and motoring enthusiasts, it is the perfect guide to driving the world. 1001 Road Trips You Must Take Before You Die is an essential reference guide for all those who love the open road, the chance to see fresh horizons, meet new people and expand one's mind. With this book to inspire you, it is time to get on the road and see the world
The bunker( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in French and English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A platoon of German soldiers, battle-weary and torn by tension and dissent, take refuge from advancing Allied forces within the confines of an underground bunker system. As night closes in, a series of bizarre and horrifying events begins
Racing across Canada from Newfoundland to the Rockies by Charley Boorman( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travelling mainly on his much loved bike, Charley explores the world's second largest country, home to some of the most stunning and challenging terrain known to man
John Boorman's The emerald forest ; Lord of the flies( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord of the flies: Adaptation of William Golding's novel about a group of English boys who are stranded on an uninhabited island when the plane that is evacuating them from a war-threatened England crashlands. Without adult control, the boys regress to savagery. Videodisc version
Long way round : collectors edition box set( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take three trips of a lifetime in the company of best friends Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman, as they straddle their beloved motorbikes and cross unlikely terrain to reach some of the world's most far-flung corners
Race to Dakar by Charley Boorman( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In January 2006, 230 people raced in trucks, cars and motorbikes from Lisbon to Dakar in the 28th annual Dakar rally - the most dangerous race in the world. Taking part was a team of three bikers: Matt Hall, Simon Pavey ... and actor and bike nut Charley Boorman. After his celebrated trip round the world with Ewan McGregor, documented in the No. 1 bestselling book Long Way Round, Charley was keen for another challenge. Racing in the Dakar had always been a dream of his, and so it was the obvious choice for a new adventure. Supported by Australian champion biker Simon Pavey and experienced British biker Matt Hall, Charley attempted to do what many professional bikers have failed to do - to compete in the Dakar rally, the most challenging race in existence. His book details his extraordinary adventures, and those of his fellow bikers, and also explores the history of this most dramatic and romantic of races. From Portugal through Morocco, Western Sahara, Mauritania, Mali, Guinea and Senegal, it also provides a unique look at the countries hosting the rally
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Long way round : chasing shadows across the world
Alternative Names
Boorman, Charles 1966-

Boorman, Charlie 1966-

Charley Boorman acteur, fils du réalisateur John Boorman

Charley Boorman angol színész

Charley Boorman attore e avventuriero inglese

Charley Boorman britischer Schauspieler und Abenteurer

Charley Boorman Brits acteur

Charley Boorman englantilainen näyttelijä

Чарли Бурман

Чарли Бурмен

چارلی بورمن بازیگر و کاشف بریتانیایی

부어맨, 찰리 1966-

찰리 부어먼

チャーリー・ブアマン

ブアマン, チャーリー

Languages
English (219)

German (5)

Chinese (3)

French (2)

Korean (2)

Dutch (1)

Thai (1)

Covers
Long way down : an epic journey by motorcycle from Scotland to South AfricaJohn Boorman's The emerald forestRace to DakarHis brand new adventure from Wicklow to WollongongSydney to Tokyo by any meansChasing shadows across the worldLong way round : [chasing shadows across the world]Long way down : music from the TV series