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surfing life

Midget Farrelly

surfing life

as told to Craig McGregor.

by Midget Farrelly

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Published by Arco Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Surfing.

  • Edition Notes

    First ed. published under title: This surfing life.

    ContributionsMcGregor, Craig.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV840.S8 F3 1967
    The Physical Object
    Pagination192 p.
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5538899M
    LC Control Number67016182
    OCLC/WorldCa1277254

      Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life by William Finnegan review – a memoir of an obsession For the New Yorker writer, chasing waves was far more .   There’s an informing moment in “Barbarian Days,” William Finnegan’s memoir about his lifelong surfing obsession, when he and a friend are bumming around Australia in .

      J • A surfing memoir might not be what you'd expect from a seasoned New Yorker reporter, but William Finnegan's new book is a loving look back at his life on the : William Finnegan. Surfing the oceans’ waves has inspired an aesthetically oriented (even hedonistic) lifestyle in dedicated practitioners since its renaissance at the turn of the twentieth century. It is not the only leisure activity to elicit this kind of response, but there is clearly something about surfing and its subculture that is emblematic of the.

    “Panoramic and fascinating The core of the book is a surfing chronicle, and Finnegan possesses impeccable short-board bona fides A revealing and magisterial account of a beautiful addiction.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) “Like that powerful, glassy wave, great books on surfing come few and far between. Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life But also because while it is a book about ‘A Surfing Life’ it’s also about a writer’s life and, even more generally, a quester’s life, more carefully observed and precisely rendered than any I’ve read in a long time.”.


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