Barbarian Days

Author: William Finnegan
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1472151402
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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.

Cold New World

Author: William Finnegan
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 0307766144
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. . . All of these stories are vividly, honestly and compassionately told. . . . While Cold New World may make us look in new ways at our young people, perhaps its real goal is to make us look at ourselves.”—The Philadelphia Inquirer

Crossing The Line

Author: William Finnegan
ISBN: 9780892553259
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This may be the best book to give to an American trying for the first time to understand the agony of South Africa.' NORMAN RUSH, NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW

Author: Jared M. Diamond
ISBN: 9789747799149
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Surfing With Sartre

Author: Aaron James
Publisher: Doubleday
ISBN: 0385540744
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" The avid surfer and lavishly credentialed academic philosopher Aaron James vigorously disagrees, and in Surfing with Sartre he intends to expound the thinking surfer's view of the matter, in the process elucidating such philosophical ...

Bothwell Or The Days Of Mary Queen Of Scots

Author: James Grant
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Whether for the desolate settlements of the half- barbarian Lapps, or the wars of
the Lubeck- ers and Holsteiners, he could not decide. His love of the chase
inclined him to the first; his weariness of life, to the last. Such were his thoughts ;
but at ... of nets, and boats, and anchors. From the terrace of the castle, miles
beyond miles of rocky mountains were seen stretching afar off in blue perspective
towards the surf-beaten Isles of Lofoden; and, tipped by the last red fight of the
sun ...

The Ladies Repository

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Suppose a man to be driving to market along a surf-beaten shore. In last night's
gloom, ruffian winds and merciless waves seized a good ship, and ... People feel
this obligation I am writing about, more or less, according to the broadness of
their outlook upon life, and the depth of their piety. It has been known to sit so
loosely upon a man, even in broad American ... Those barbarian days, thank God
, are nearly over. Some men's philanthropies go no farther than what they can
touch with ...

All Our Waves Are Water

Author: Jaimal Yogis
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062405209
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We are the ocean in a drop." All Our Waves Are Water is Jaimal’s "attempt to understand the ocean in a drop, to find that one moon shining in the water everywhere"—to find the mystery that unites us.

Proceedings Of The Royal Colonial Institute

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done in an average of 70 days, took 90, and often 100 days, in the performance.
Passengers were ... for several days at a time. At last they would be sent on land
in large flat-bottomed surf-boats, a good drenching being their first introduction to
the African coast. ... In those days such rarities as European labourers were
unknown, and the natives were scarcely available by people utterly ignorant of
their language, and rather in dread of such fierce-looking barbarians. Between
the little ...

The Watchers On The Longships

Author: James Francis Cobb
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They had been married well nigh twenty years, and in that period had
experienced as much of the joys and sorrows of life, as is the ordinary lot of most
mortals in their lowly sphere. Owen, a native ... The men of Sennen had, owing to
the fringe of rocks which surround their coast, to the violence of the tempests
which raged there, and to the absence, in those days, of any lighthouses or light-
ships on the shore, full opportunity for carrying on their cruel and nefarious
occupation. Many a ...