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“Spellbinding.” (Wall Street Journal)

“A riveting account of the triumphant human spirit.” (Publishers Weekly)

“A haunting story...[that] succeeds on the grandest scale.” (The Oregonian)

“Reads like a suspense novel.” (Booklist)

“Fascinating...A great story...an excellent examination of the world’s first nonstop, solo race around the world.” (San Diego Union Tribune)

“Extraordinary ...One of the most gripping sea stories I have ever read.” (Sebastian Junger, author of The Perfect Storm)

About the Author

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. He is lives in Maine with his wife and son.

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Product details

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Harper Perennial; Reprint edition (4 June 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0060957034
  • ISBN-13: 978-0732275921
  • Product Dimensions: 13.5 x 1.9 x 20.3 cm
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,53,183 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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