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Barbarian Days

A Surfing Life

Barbarian Days( )
Author: Finnegan, William
ISBN:978-0-14-310939-6
Publication Date:Apr 2016
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
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**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   Barbarian Days is William Finnegan's memoir of an obsession, a complex enchantment. Surfing only looks like a sport. To...
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Pages:464
Detailed Subjects: Travel / Essays & Travelogues
Biography & Autobiography / Editors, Journalists, Publishers
Sports & Recreation / Surfing
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.4 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.92 Pounds
Author Biography
Finnegan, William (Author)
William Finnegan has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 1987 and won two Overseas Press Club awards since 2009. He has written several books including Cold New World, A Complicated War, Dateline Soweto, and Crossing the Line. In 2016, he won the Pulitzer Prize for biography for Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life.

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