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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 : 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..


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..


Cold New World

ISBN 10 : 9780307766144
ISBN 13 : 0307766144

New Yorker writer William Finnegan spent time with families in four communities across America and became an intimate observer of the lives he reveals in these beautifully rendered..


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..


A Complicated War

ISBN 10 : 0520082664
ISBN 13 : 9780520082663

Powerful, instructive, and full of humanity, this book challenges the current understanding of the war that has turned Mozambique--a naturally rich country--into the world's poores..


Waterman

ISBN 10 : 9780803254770
ISBN 13 : 0803254776

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..