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Voyage to the North Star

Peter Nichols

Voyage to the North Star

by Peter Nichols

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Published by Recorded Books .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsGeorge Guidall (Narrator)
The Physical Object
FormatAudio Cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11142759M
ISBN 100788743821
ISBN 109780788743825
OCLC/WorldCa427410082

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“James Stavridis’ new book, Sailing True North: Ten Admirals and the Voyage of Character, comes along at such a propitious moment and should be required reading for all young people looking forward to a career in public life Stavridis is perfectly placed to discuss the virtues and questions of leadership.”.   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.4/5(9).

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Voyage to the North Star book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. An old-fashioned adventure yarn Nichols's story puls /5. The motives for joining this rash cruise up north in a beautiful boat, although not strong enough for Arctic waters, were individual and creative.

Having read recently and thoroughly Voyage for Madmen, I have bought Sea Change and Voyage to the North Star as Nichlols writing is impressive/5(12). This is a first novel by the author of Sea Change, an account of his solo voyage across the Atlantic, and here, too, Nichols writes of the sea and ships with great feeling and accuracy.

With his lean. Sailing True North: Ten Admirals and the Voyage of Character Hardcover – Octo by Admiral James Stavridis USN (Author) out of 5 stars ratings. See all 3 formats and editions.

Hide other formats and editions. Audible Audiobook, Unabridged. $ Read with Our Free App. Free with your Audible trial/5(). On firm, even mesmerizing footing in treating devices nautical and details of both land and sea, first-novelist Nichols (a memoir, Sea Change, ) can't quite bring off the odd lot of shipmates in this ill-begotten voyage, a rich man's folly into the Arctic in pursuit of trophy game at the height of the Depression.

In keeping with its epigraph from Conrad, there are two primary forces at. Get this from a library. Voyage to the North Star: a novel.

[Peter Nichols] -- Failed seaman Will Boden is hired by wealthy industrialist and adventurer Carl Schenck to navigate his luxurious but ill-equipped yacht through the perilous polar waters on a dangerous Arctic safari. "The North Star is a fabulous reminder to all of us who 'guide' that the journey for each of us must be our own.

It is a lesson that opens our hearts and minds to the endless possibilities of. Get this from a library. Voyage to the North Star: a novel. [Peter Nichols] -- 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. “James Stavridis’ new book, Sailing True North: Ten Admirals and the Voyage of Character, comes along at such a propitious moment and should be required reading for all young people looking forward to a career in public life Stavridis is perfectly placed to discuss the virtues and questions of leadership.” —Cipher BriefBrand: Penguin Publishing Group.

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. Voyage to the North Star offers an amazing combination of high-seas adventure and human folly.

It is also filled with authentic detail, since Nichols is an experienced sailor who has made a solo journey across the Atlantic. Voyage to the North Star A Novel (Book): Nichols, Peter: America is marching headlong into the Depression. Unemployment is rife, Reds are protesting in New York's streets, but on the waterfront Prohibition has failed to water down the beer.

The rich are meanwhile getting richer, and the poor only more destitute, in this powerfully wrought novel that crosses the paths of two men from opposite. Above all, this is a book that will help you navigate your own life’s voyage: the voyage of leadership of course, but more important, the voyage of character.

Sailing True North helps us find the right course to chart. Simply as epic lives, the tales of these ten admirals offer up a. Voyage to the North Star by Peter Nichols Carroll & Graf, pp., $ Voyage to the North Star shoots the curl of the gargantuan wave left by.

The title is Sailing True North: 10 Admirals and The Voyage of Character. I expected this would be vignettes which illustrated how each of the 10 admirals developed character.

The book doesn’t do that. The chapters are short treatments of the life of each of the admirals followed by analysis of their lives. Peter Nichols' novel, which has been likened to the works of Jack London and Joseph Conrad, immediately rose to top places on best-seller lists across the country.

Voyage to the North Star offers an amazing combination of high-seas adventure and human folly. It is also filled with authentic detail, since Nichols is an experienced sailor who has made a solo journey across the Atlantic.

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