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Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life



**Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Autobiography**

“Reading this guy on the subject of waves and water is like reading Hemingway on bullfighting; William Burroughs on controlled substances; Updike on adultery. . . . a coming-of-age story, seen through the gloss resin coat of a surfboard.” —Sports Illustrated

Included in President Obama’s 2016 Summer Reading List 
 
Barbarian Days is William Finnegan’s memoir of an obsession, a complex enchantment. Surfing only looks like a…

Barbarian Days

ISBN 10 : 9780698163744
ISBN 13 : 0698163745

**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 accla..


Barbarian Days

ISBN 10 : 9781472151407
ISBN 13 : 1472151402

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR BIOGRAPHY 2016 WINNER OF THE 2016 WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR PRIZE Surfing only looks like a sport. To devotees, it is something else ent..


Barbarian Days

ISBN 10 : 9780143109396
ISBN 13 : 0143109391

Surfing only looks like a sport. To initiates, it is something else entirely: a beautiful addiction, a demanding course of study, a morally dangerous pastime, a way of life. Raised..


Scratching The Horizon

ISBN 10 : 9781250023995
ISBN 13 : 1250023998

A bitchin' love letter to sand and sea, and a spirited inside account of life with the "first family" of American surfing In 1956, Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz stepped away from a succes..


Dateline Soweto

ISBN 10 : 0520915690
ISBN 13 : 9780520915695

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 gov..


Waterman

ISBN 10 : 9780803285149
ISBN 13 : 0803285140

Waterman is the first comprehensive biography of Duke Kahanamoku (1890–1968): swimmer, surfer, Olympic gold medalist, Hawaiian icon, waterman. Long before Michael Phelps and Mark..


On A Wave

ISBN 10 : 0802140017
ISBN 13 : 9780802140012

Describes the life of a poet who uses surfing and the healing power of the ocean to escape his problems, including his parent's divorce and his new stepfather, until a tragedy chan..