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Peter Nichols spent ten years at sea working as a professional yacht captain, living and cruising aboard his own small wooden sail boat, before turning to writing full time. He is the author of three critically acclaimed books: a memoir of those years, Sea Change: Alone Across the Atlantic in a Wooden Boat; Evolution's Captain and Lodestar (a novel). He lives in Paris.

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The Rocks by Peter Nichols
The Rocks
Peter Nichols
A big, generational novel interestingly told in reverse. We begin in 2005 and travel back through 1995, 1970, 1951 and 1948 where the mystery began. There is a small closure back in 2005 which ties it all together but in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/07/2015
The Rocks by Peter Nichols
The Rocks
Peter Nichols
A big, generational novel interestingly told in reverse. We begin in 2005 and travel back through 1995, 1970, 1951 and 1948 where the mystery began. There is a small closure back in 2005 which ties it all together but in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2015
A Voyage for Madmen by Peter Nichols
A Voyage for Madmen
Peter Nichols
May 2011 Travel Book of the Month. Already a classic among sailors, Nichols tell the true story of the inaugural 1968 Golden Globe sailing race: the first single-handed non-stop circumnavigation of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/05/2011

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