Long Way Round

Long Way Round
Author: Ewan McGregor,Charley Boorman
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781405529099
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Release: 2013-04-11
Editor: Sphere
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

'A highly readable and spiritually uplifting book about a dream come true' Wanderlust 'Touching and memorable ... one for armchair travellers and bike freaks' Daily Mail From London to New York, Ewan and Charley chased their shadows through Europe, the Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Russia, across the Pacific to Alaska, then down through Canada and America. But as the miles slipped beneath the tyres of their big BMWs, their troubles started. Exhaustion, injury and accidents tested their strength. Treacherous roads, unpredictable weather and turbulent politics challenged their stamina. They were chased by paparazzi in Kazakhstan, courted by men with very large guns in the Ukraine, hassled by the police, and given bulls' testicles for supper by Mongolian nomads. And yet despite all these obstacles they managed to ride more than twenty thousand miles in four months, changing their lives forever in the process. As they travelled they documented their trip, taking photographs, and writing diaries by the campfire. Long Way Round is the result of their adventures - a fascinating, frank and highly entertaining travel book about two friends riding round the world together and, against all the odds, realising their dream.

Long Way Round

Long Way Round
Author: Ewan McGregor,Charley Boorman,Robert Uhlig
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780743499347
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Release: 2005-11-01
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

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 Round

Long Way Round
Author: Ewan McGregor,Charley Boorman
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781416507611
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Release: 2004-11-02
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

It started as a daydream. Poring over a map of the world at home one quiet Saturday afternoon, Ewan McGregor - actor and self-confessed bike nut - noticed that it was possible to ride all the way round the world, with just one short hop across the Bering Strait from Russia to Alaska. It was a revelation he couldn't get out of his head. So he picked up the phone and called Charley Boorman, his best friend, fellow actor and bike enthusiast. 'Charley,' he said. 'I think you ought to come over for dinner...' From London to New York, Ewan and Charley chased their shadows through Europe, the Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Mongolia and Russia, across the Pacific to Alaska, then down through Canada and America. But as the miles slipped beneath the tyres of their big BMWs, their troubles started. Exhaustion, injury and accidents tested their strength. Treacherous roads, unpredictable weather and turbulent politics challenged their stamina. They were chased by paparazzi in Kazakhstan, courted by men with very large guns in the Ukraine, hassled by the police, and given bulls' testicles for supper by Mongolian nomads. And yet despite all these obstacles they managed to ride over 20,000 miles in four months, changing their lives forever in the process. As they travelled they documented their trip, taking photographs, and writing diaries by the campfire. Long Way Round is the result of their adventures - a fascinating, frank and highly entertaining travel book about two friends riding round the world together and, against all the odds, realising their dream.

Long Way Round

Long Way Round
Author: Ewan McGregor,Charley Boorman,Robert Uhlig
Pages: 312
ISBN: 0743499336
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Release: 2004
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

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

Long Way Down
Author: Charley Boorman,Ewan McGregor
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781405529082
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Release: 2013-04-11
Editor: Sphere
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

After their fantastic trip round the world in 2004, fellow actors and bike fanatics Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman couldn't shake the travel bug. And after an inspirational UNICEF visit to Africa, they knew they had to go back and experience this extraordinary continent in more depth. And so they set off on their 15,000-mile journey with two new BMWs loaded up for the trip. Joining up with producer/directors Russ Malkin and David Alexanian and the Long Way Round team, their route took them from John O'Groats at the northernmost tip of Scotland to Cape Agulhas on the southernmost tip of South Africa. Riding through spectacular scenery, often in extreme temperatures, Ewan and Charley faced their hardest challenges yet. With their trademark humour and honesty they tell their story - the drama, the dangers and the sheer exhilaration of riding together again, through a continent filled with magic and wonder.

Long Way Back

Long Way Back
Author: Charley Boorman
Pages: 320
ISBN: 0749577010
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Release: 2017-09
Editor: AA Publishing
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

On February 16 2016, motorcycle adventurer Charley Boorman suffered a major road traffic accident in Portugal. Having spent the better part of his life on some form of motorbike, his world came crashing down after he was knocked off a Triumph Tiger Explorer, smashing his right ankle and causing severe damage to his left fibia and tibia. It was unclear if he would ever walk properly again, let alone ride a motorbike. Moving between past and present, Long Way Back recounts Charley's journey back of recovery, the ambulance ride, the numerous operations in a Portuguese hospital, the medivac aircraft flight back to London. In alternating chapters, as his inability to walk for several months provokes introspection, Boorman recounts his childhood, where his passion for motorbikes began, and the formative influences in his life - from his father, a touring film director, to his long-time friend Ewan McGregor, and Sean Connery's son Jason, who first introduced him to bikes. As Charley struggles to cope with this potentially life-changing situation, it is these touchstones who will give him strength on the long way back to health.

Long Way Round

Long Way Round
Author: John Hildebrand
Pages: 272
ISBN: 029932480X
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Release: 2019
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Long Way Down Audio Download

Long Way Down Audio Download
Author: McGregor,Boorma
Pages: 329
ISBN: 1405504080
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Release: 2007-11-15
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

** INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH CHARLEY BOORMAN ** After chasing their shadows across the world, journeying east from London to New York, actors (and bike fanatics) Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman couldn't shake the travel bug. And after an inspirational UNICEF visit to Africa, they realised their new destination could be nowhere else. With the Long Way Round team assembled once again and with two new BMWs loaded up for the journey, Ewan and Charley are setting off for a very different challenge - the Long Way Down. On this new adventure they will travel from John O'Groats to South Africa: biking their way down through Scotland and England, then travelling into Europe and further down into Africa. Visiting UNICEF projects on the African continent along their way, they will come face-to-face with spectacular but unforgiving terrain, with rich cultures and unforgettable local characters. Ewan and Charley will test their endurance, biking skills and friendship to the limits on this amazing trip.

Long Way Round

Long Way Round
Author: Ewan McGregor,Charley Boorman
Pages: 329
ISBN: OCLC:655298308
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Release: 2004
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Jupiter s Travels

Jupiter s Travels
Author: Ted Simon
Pages: 464
ISBN: 9780141929293
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Release: 2007-01-25
Editor: Penguin UK
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Jupiter's Travels -Ted Simon's astonishing 4 year motorbike journey around the world The book that inspired Ewan McGregor's Long Way Round In the late 1970s Ted Simon set off on a Triumph and rode 63,000 miles over four years through fifty-four countries in a journey that took him around the world. Through breakdowns, prison, war, revolutions, disasters and a Californian commune, he travelled into the depths of fear and reached the heights of euphoria. He met astonishing people and was treated as a spy, a welcome stranger and even a god. For Simon the trip became a journey into his own soul, and for many others - including bikers Charley Boorman and Ewan McGrergor - it provides an inspiration they will never forget. This classic text, which has informed a whole genre of travel writing in the thirty years since it was first published, will never be bettered for sheer adventure, passion, humour and honesty. Brought up in England by a German mother and a Romanian father, Ted Simon found himself impelled by an insatiable desire to explore the world. It led him to abandon an early scientific career in favour of journalism, and he has worked for several newspapers and magazines on Fleet Street and elsewhere. Ted Simon is also the author of Riding Home and The Gypsy in Me.

The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet

The Long Way to a Small  Angry Planet
Author: Becky Chambers
Pages: 608
ISBN: 9781473619777
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Release: 2015-03-16
Editor: Hodder & Stoughton
Language: en

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LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEY'S WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 'A quietly profound, humane tour de force' Guardian The beloved debut novel that will restore your faith in humanity #SmallAngryPlanet When Rosemary Harper joins the crew of the Wayfarer, she isn't expecting much. The ship, which has seen better days, offers her everything she could possibly want: a small, quiet spot to call home for a while, adventure in far-off corners of the galaxy, and distance from her troubled past. But Rosemary gets more than she bargained for with the Wayfarer. The crew is a mishmash of species and personalities, from Sissix, the friendly reptillian pilot, to Kizzy and Jenks, the constantly sparring engineers who keep the ship running. Life on board is chaotic, but more or less peaceful - exactly what Rosemary wants. Until the crew are offered the job of a lifetime: the chance to build a hyperspace tunnel to a distant planet. They'll earn enough money to live comfortably for years... if they survive the long trip through war-torn interstellar space without endangering any of the fragile alliances that keep the galaxy peaceful. But Rosemary isn't the only person on board with secrets to hide, and the crew will soon discover that space may be vast, but spaceships are very small indeed. PRAISE FOR THE WAYFARERS 'Never less than deeply involving' DAILY MAIL 'Explores the quieter side of sci-fi while still wowing us with daring leaps of imagination' iBOOKS 'So much fun to read' HEAT 'Chambers is simply an exceptional talent, quietly and beautifully redefining the space opera' TOR.COM 'The most fun that I've had with a novel in a long, long time' iO9

Long Way Up

Long Way Up
Author: Ewan McGregor,Charley Boorman
Pages: 320
ISBN: 1472272161
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Release: 2020-09-03
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Extreme Frontiers

Extreme Frontiers
Author: Charley Boorman
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780748132775
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Release: 2012-01-05
Editor: Sphere
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Charley Boorman is back on his bike exploring the world's second largest country - home to some of the most stunning and challenging terrain known to man. Canada is a country of extremes, and Charley knows all about pushing the limits. He goes dirt biking in New Brunswick, dives through old shipwrecks in Tobermory and rides along Butch Cassidy's old Outlaw Trail. He also meets a fascinating mix of people on his journey. As he heads across Canada, he plays ice hockey with a legend of the game; spends a day as a Mountie cadet and nearly meets a ghost in Winnipeg . . . Written with Charley's trademark enthusiasm and humour, Extreme Frontiers is fast-paced, hugely entertaining and packed with adventure (and rather a lot of mosquitoes).

The Long Way Around

The Long Way Around
Author: Quinn Anderson
Pages: 250
ISBN: 1626498377
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Release: 2018-07-09
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

A wrong turn could lead to Mr. Right. Sam Cooper is the definition of an introvert: shy, bookish, and the sort to think a wild Friday night involves ordering takeout. He enjoys his quiet life, but after a bad breakup, he's been yearning for a change of scenery. Luckily, his best friend and former college roommate has the solution. Wesley Reed--a jokester and expert Sam-handler--proposes an epic road trip to a wedding across the country. They're both between jobs and boyfriends. Why not hit the open road and make some memories? Stuck in close quarters for the first time since their dorm days, they're both surprised at the heat that springs up between them. As best friends, they've shared so much over the years, so why does sharing a hotel room--and occasionally a bed--make them want more? Chemistry this smoldering is hard to ignore, but there are road blocks to their romance. Wesley's keeping a secret, and Sam can't rely on Wesley to drag him out of his comfort zone forever. If they're not careful, their relationship may take the ultimate wrong turn.

Long Distance Riding

Long Distance Riding
Author: Source Wikipedia
Pages: 32
ISBN: 1230535098
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Release: 2013-09
Editor: University-Press.org
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 30. Chapters: Neil Peart, Ewan McGregor, List of intercontinental motorcycle riders, Long Way Round, Iron Butt Association, Long Way Down, Charley Boorman, Walter Muma, Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge, George A. Wyman, Emilio Scotto, Benka Pulko, Donald George Mackay, Kevin and Julia Sanders, Claudio von Planta, Race to Dakar, Arthur Charles Jeston Richardson, Dave Barr, Ted Simon, Ghost Rider: Travels on the Healing Road, Bessie Stringfield, Sport touring motorcycle, Nick Sanders, Terra Circa, Russ Malkin, Zilov Gap, Simon and Monika Newbound, Mondo Enduro, Simon Milward, Austin Vince, Jupiter's Travels, Biking For Barnardos, World Safari. Excerpt: Neil Ellwood Peart (; born September 12, 1952) OC is a Canadian musician and author. He is the drummer for the rock band Rush. Peart grew up in Port Dalhousie, Ontario (now part of St. Catharines). During adolescence, he floated from regional band to regional band in pursuit of a career as a full-time drummer. After a discouraging stint in England to concentrate on his music, Peart returned home, where he joined a local Toronto band, Rush, in the summer of 1974. Early in his career, Peart's performance style was deeply rooted in hard rock. He drew most of his inspiration from drummers such as Keith Moon and John Bonham, players who were at the forefront of the British hard rock scene. As time passed, however, he began to emulate jazz and big band musicians Gene Krupa and Buddy Rich. In 1994, Peart became a friend and pupil of jazz instructor Freddie Gruber. It was during this time that Peart decided to revamp his playing style by incorporating jazz and swing components. Gruber was also responsible for introducing him to the products of Drum Workshop, the company whose products Peart currently endorses. Peart has received numerous awards for his musical performances, and is known for...

Long Way Round

Long Way Round
Author: Ewan McGregor,B. McGregor,Robert Uhlig,Charley Boorman
Pages: 440
ISBN: 1405611200
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Release: 2005
Editor: Galaxy
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

Fellow actors & bike enthusiasts travel 20,000 miles around the world by motorbike encountering challenges ranging from extreme weather to impenetrable terrain, caviar fishing, wrestling with the Mongolian Olympic team & riding with the Canadian Mounties.

All the Way Round

All the Way Round
Author: Stuart Trueman
Pages: 336
ISBN: 9781743288092
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Release: 2013-06-01
Editor: Macmillan Publishers Aus.
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

In 2010, Stuart Trueman set out on a 16-month voyage to circumnavigate Australia by kayak. He wasn't the first person to complete the circumnavigation, or even the second - but he was determined to make it a triumphant third. Stuart's adventure was to be done on a shoestring, with no support team and a powerful belief in the philosophy of Do-It-Yourself, albeit with the kindness and help of the many people he met along the way. This single-handed journey would see him face extraordinary challenges, including the non-stop crossing of mighty 200-kilometre cliff formations, huge seas, dangerous surf, sleeping whales, inquisitive sharks, large crocodiles and the sheer, relentless grind of paddling day in and day out all around Australia's massive coastline. From heatstroke in the tropical north to the icy gales of the Southern Ocean, and everything in between, Stuart's experienced all the wonders and terrors of Australia's diverse geography, writing a gripping account that vividly brings to life the coasts of our incredible continent. Filled with dry humour, resilience and the myriad incidents and dramas that made up this epic journey, All the Way Round is a classic of adventure.

You ll Miss Me When I m Gone

You ll Miss Me When I m Gone
Author: Rachel Lynn Solomon
Pages: 384
ISBN: 9781481497756
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Release: 2018-01-02
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

“Heartfelt, deeply moving.” —Buzzfeed “Dark and thought-provoking.” —Publishers Weekly “A stunning debut.” —VOYA A poignant, lyrical debut novel about twins who navigate first love, their Jewish identity, and shocking results from a genetic test that determines their fate—whether they inherited their mother’s Huntington’s disease. Eighteen-year-old twins Adina and Tovah have little in common besides their ambitious nature. Viola prodigy Adina yearns to become a soloist—and to convince her music teacher he wants her the way she wants him. Overachiever Tovah awaits her acceptance to Johns Hopkins, the first step on her path toward med school and a career as a surgeon. But one thing could wreck their carefully planned futures: a genetic test for Huntington’s, a rare degenerative disease that slowly steals control of the body and mind. It’s turned their Israeli mother into a near stranger and fractured the sisters’ own bond in ways they’ll never admit. While Tovah finds comfort in their Jewish religion, Adina rebels against its rules. When the results come in, one twin tests negative for Huntington’s. The other tests positive. These opposite outcomes push them farther apart as they wrestle with guilt, betrayal, and the unexpected thrill of first love. How can they repair their relationship, and is it even worth saving? From debut author Rachel Lynn Solomon comes a luminous, heartbreaking tale of life, death, and the fragile bond between sisters.

A Long Way From Home

A Long Way From Home
Author: Peter Carey
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9780571338870
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Release: 2018-01-09
Editor: Faber & Faber
Language: en

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Longlisted for the 2019 International DUBLIN Literary Award Longlisted for the 2019 Walter Scott Historical Fiction Prize Irene Bobs loves fast driving. Her husband is the best car salesman in rural south eastern Australia. Together with Willie, their lanky navigator, they embark upon the Redex Trial, a brutal race around the continent, over roads no car will ever quite survive. A Long Way from Home is Peter Carey's late style masterpiece; a thrilling high speed story that starts in one way, then takes you to another place altogether. Set in the 1950s in the embers of the British Empire, painting a picture of Queen and subject, black, white and those in-between, this brilliantly vivid novel illustrates how the possession of an ancient culture spirals through history - and the love made and hurt caused along the way.

Gary Bunt

Gary Bunt
Author: Alexandra Fielding,Gary Bunt
Pages: 143
ISBN: 0955266769
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Release: 2010
Editor: White Lane Press
Language: en

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