Barbarian Days

Author: William Finnegan
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698163745
Size: 53.25 MB
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**Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography** *Included in President Obama’s 2016 Summer Reading List* A deeply rendered self-portrait of a lifelong surfer by the acclaimed New Yorker writer Barbarian Days is William ...

Barbarian Days

Author: William Finnegan
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472151402
Size: 52.26 MB
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William Finnegan first started surfing as a young boy in California and Hawaii. Barbarian Days is his immersive memoir of a life spent travelling the world chasing waves through the South Pacific, Australia, Asia, Africa and beyond.

Barbarian Days

Author: William Finnegan
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0143109391
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Barbarian Days takes us deep into unfamiliar worlds, some of them right under our noses -- off the coasts of New York and San Francisco. It immerses the reader in the edgy camaraderie of close male friendships annealed in challenging waves.

Caught Inside

Author: Daniel Duane
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780865475090
Size: 63.13 MB
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Recounts a year of surfing in California, shares observations on Pacific shore ecology, and looks at the history of the state and surfing

Dateline Soweto

Author: William Finnegan
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520915695
Size: 41.45 MB
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Dateline Soweto documents the working lives of black South African reporters caught between the mistrust of militant blacks, police harrassment, and white editors who—fearing government disapproval—may not print the stories these ...

Cold New World

Author: William Finnegan
Publisher: Random House LLC
ISBN:
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Presents a report on the state of working class teenagers in America, from Mexican-American gang members in Washington to white supremacists outside Los Angeles

The History Of Surfing

Author: Matt Warshaw
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 1452100942
Size: 45.55 MB
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The obsessive nature of this endeavor is matched only by the obsessive nature of surfers, who will pore through these pages with passion and opinion. A true category killer, here is the definitive history of surfing.

Waterman

Author: David Davis
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803285140
Size: 67.41 MB
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As one sportswriter put it, Duke was “Babe Ruth and Jack Dempsey combined down here.” In Waterman, award-winning journalist David Davis examines the remarkable life of Duke Kahanamoku, in and out of the water.

Welcome To Paradise Now Go To Hell

Author: Chas Smith
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062202545
Size: 54.56 MB
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It is downright dangerous but also exhilarating, and this story paints a true picture of what it feels like to be in the middle of it all.

On A Wave

Author: Thad Ziolkowski
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 9780802198129
Size: 15.79 MB
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In this prizewinning poet's wry and exhilarating coming-of-age story, Thad Ziolkowski's On a Wave poignantly looks back at adolescence in a memoir of his surfing years.