The History of Surfing (Hardcover)

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    Matt Warshaw is the former editor of SURFER magazine. A lifelong surfer, he is the author of numerous books on surfing, including Maverick's: The Story of Big Wave Surfing. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and son.
    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 the culture it has spawned. At nearly 500 pages, with 250,000 words and more than 250 rare photographs, The History of Surfing reveals and defines this sport with a voice that is authoritative, funny, and wholly original. The obsessive nature of this endeavor is matched only by the obsessive nature of surfers, who will pore through these pages with passion and opinion. A true category killer, here is the definitive history of surfing.


    ISBN 9780811856003
    Genre SPORTS & RECREATION / Surfing
    Format Hardcover
    Pages 495
    Publisher Date 2010-09-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Chronicle Books Llc
    Copyright Year 2010
    Height 11.0 in
    Wdth 9.25 in
    Thickness 1.5 in
    Unit weight 5.25 lb
    Language English
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Warshaw, Matt

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