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A Voyage For Madmen

by Peter Nichols

  • 194 Want to read
  • 7 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sunday Times Golden Globe Race,
  • Special Interest - Adventure,
  • Boating And Sailing,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Fiction,
  • Oceans & Seas,
  • Sailing - Narratives,
  • Travel / Adventure,
  • Sailing - General,
  • (1968-1969)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9230662M
    ISBN 100060197641
    ISBN 109780060197643
    OCLC/WorldCa45100240

    A Voyage for Madmen is one of those books that will live in your mind for a long time. It is a book that is funny, tragic and uplifting at various junctures, but it is always fascinating and I hope that many others will take as much enjoyment from it as I have. Leer más/5().   A Voyage For Madmen is a well thought title for this story. It really was an adventure of a lifetime. It really was an adventure of a lifetime. I had not heard of it or had any intention of reading it until a friend of mine (who is an avid sailor himself) recommended it to me.

      Peter Nichols is the author of the bestselling novel The Rocks, and the international bestsellers A Voyage for Madmen (finalist for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year), Evolution's Captain, and three other books of fiction, memoir, and non-fiction. His novel Lodestar was nominated for the Dublin IMPAC literary award/5(K). A well-detailed, fast-paced chronicle of the Sunday Times of London’s Golden Globe Race, in which nine men attempted to sail nonstop around the world alone.. Writing with the authority of an experienced sailor, author Nichols (Sea Change, ) chronicles each competitor’s boatbuilding obstacles and progress at sea, and he attempts to delve into the psyches of these sea-obsessed men.

    A Voyage for Madmen by Peter Nichols (E-book) Be the first to write a review. About this product. Stock photo. Pre-owned: lowest price. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. This item may be a floor model or store return. A Voyage for Madmen (Book): Nichols, Peter, On Ap -- three months before Neil Armstrong's walk on the Moon -- 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.


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Peter Nichols is the author of the national bestseller A Voyage for Madmen and two other books, Sea Change: Alone Across the Atlantic in a Wooden Boat, a memoir, and the novel Voyage to the North Star.

He has taught creative writing at NYU in Paris and Georgetown University, and presently teaches at Bowdoin College/5().

A Voyage for Madmen is one of those books that will live in your mind for a long time. It is a book that is funny, tragic and uplifting at various junctures, but it is always fascinating and I hope that many others will take as much enjoyment from it as I have/5().

Peter Nichols is the author of the national bestseller A Voyage for Madmen and two other books, Sea Change: Alone Across the Atlantic in a Wooden Boat, a memoir, and the novel Voyage to the North Star. He has taught creative writing at NYU in Paris and Georgetown University, and presently teaches at Bowdoin College/5(16).

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A Voyage for Madmen is a book about boats and the sea, about wind and waves and frightening, lonely places. But more than that, it is about sad, heroic characters, and Nichols does characters like a novelist does. There have been other books about this race, but those were written by the men involved.

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A voyage for madmen by Nichols, Peter, Publication date Pages: In this extraordinary book, Peter Nichols chronicles a contest of the individual against the sea, waged at a time before cell phones, satellite dishes, and electronic positioning systems.

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Find books. This book is surely destined to become a classic.”—Peter Nichols, author of Sea Change and A Voyage for Madmen “John Kretschmer has transformed this story of three men on a collision course with a hurricane into a modern seafaring classic.”—Peter Nielsen, editor of SAIL magazine “With expert analysis and taut writing, he draws.

Legendary account of the author's voyage around Cape Horn in a foot sailboat, sailing east to west (thus the Horn is to starboard, or on the right). This is a notoriously difficult and dangerous passage, especially in a boat this size.

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Peter Nichols is the author of the national bestseller A Voyage for Madmen and two other books, Sea Change: Alone Across the Atlantic in a Wooden Boat, a memoir, and the novel Voyage to the North Star.

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