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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

Author : William Finnegan  |  Pub Date: 2015-07-21  |  Publisher : Penguin

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

Author : William Finnegan  |  Pub Date: 2015-08-06  |  Publisher : Hachette UK

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

Author : William Finnegan  |  Pub Date: 2016-04-26  |  Publisher : Penguin

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..


Cold New World

Author : William Finnegan  |  Pub Date: 2010-09-29  |  Publisher : Modern Library

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

Author : William Finnegan  |  Pub Date: 1995-07-12  |  Publisher : Univ of California Press

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..


Stop Time

Author : Frank Conroy  |  Pub Date: 1977-02-24  |  Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101549490
ISBN 13 : 1101549491

First published in 1967, Stop-Time was immediately recognized as a masterpiece of modern American autobiography, a brilliant portrayal of one boy's passage from childhood to adoles..


Caught Inside

Author : Daniel Duane  |  Pub Date: 1997-04-10  |  Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 0865475091
ISBN 13 : 9780865475090

Recounts a year of surfing in California, shares observations on Pacific shore ecology, and looks at the history of the state and surfing..