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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..


The History Of Surfing

Author : Matt Warshaw  |  Pub Date: 2011-04-29  |  Publisher : Chronicle Books

ISBN 10 : 9781452100944
ISBN 13 : 1452100942

Matt Warshaw knows more about surfing than any other person on the planet. After five years of research and writing, Warshaw has crafted an unprecedented history of the sport and t..


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..


Cold New World

Author : William Finnegan  |  Pub Date: 1999  |  Publisher : Random House LLC

ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105121778596
ISBN 13 :

Presents a report on the state of working class teenagers in America, from Mexican-American gang members in Washington to white supremacists outside Los Angeles..


Waterman

Author : David Davis  |  Pub Date: 2015-10-01  |  Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

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..