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The surf guru : stories

Author: Doug Dorst
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collections of twelve short works features tales about an aging surfing champion who meditates on the sport's new generation, an acerbic botanist who draws uproarious biographical sketches, and two drifters who share misadventures from their dilapidated car.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Doug Dorst
ISBN: 9781594487613 1594487618 9781594485220 1594485224
OCLC Number: 457151565
Description: 278 pages : portraits ; 22 cm
Contents: The surf guru --
Dinaburg's cake --
La fiesta de San Humberto el menor --
Vikings --
Jumping jacks --
Twelve portraits of Dr. Gachet --
The monkeys howl, the hagfish feast --
Splitters --
The candidate in bloom --
What is mine will know my face --
Little reptiles --
Astronauts.
Responsibility: Doug Dorst.

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A collections of twelve short works features tales about an aging surfing champion who meditates on the sport's new generation, an acerbic botanist who draws uproarious biographical sketches, and two drifters who share misadventures from their dilapidated car.

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