Barbarian Days

Author: William Finnegan
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 0698163745
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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
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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
Size: 30.26 MB
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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.

Cold New World

Author: William Finnegan
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: 0307766144
Size: 19.87 MB
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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

Scratching The Horizon

Author: Izzy Paskowitz
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1250023998
Size: 73.66 MB
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In Scratching the Horizon, Izzy Paskowitz looks back at his unusual upbringing, and his lifelong passion for the sport that carries his family's stamp.

Dateline Soweto

Author: William Finnegan
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520915695
Size: 28.31 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 ...

A Complicated War

Author: William Finnegan
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520082663
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Among Africa's suffering is the little- known war in Mozambique, now in its second decade. Finnegan traveled through the country in 1988 to assess the impact of a war waged by guerrillas who are armed and often directed by South Africa.

Waterman

Author: David Davis
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 0803254776
Size: 63.27 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.

Stop Time

Author: Frank Conroy
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101549491
Size: 41.48 MB
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Here is Frank Conroy's wry, sad, beautiful tale of life on the road; of odd jobs and lost friendships, brutal schools and first loves; of a father's early death and a son's exhilarating escape into manhood.

The Small Backs Of Children

Author: Lidia Yuknavitch
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062383264
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And yet, as their plot unfolds, everything we know about the story comes into question: What does the writer really want? Who is controlling the action? And what will happen when these two worlds—east and west, real and virtual—collide?