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Zero break : an illustrated collection of surf writing, 1777-2004

Author: Matt Warshaw
Publisher: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An anthology of literary pieces and essays on surfing is complemented by classic and modern photographs and artwork and includes Mark Twain's nineteenth-century description in "Roughing It" and Susan Orlean's essay on girl surfers in Maui.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Matt Warshaw
ISBN: 0156029537 9780156029537
OCLC Number: 55105814
Notes: "A Harvest original."
Description: xxi, 360 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 cm
Contents: Excerpt from A "Voyage to the Pacific Ocean" / Captain James Cook --
Excerpt from "Roughing it" /Mark Twain --
Excerpt from "Mardi" / Herman Melville --
Excerpt from "The cruise of the snark" / Jack London --
Excerpt from "Childe Harold" / Lord Byron --
Excerpt from "Gidget" / Frederick Kohner --
"The legend lives: finding Mickey Dora" --
Excerpt from "Apocalypse now" screenplay / John Milius --
"Doonesbury" / Garry Trudeau --
"Jock's night trip" / Allan Weisbecker --
"The land Duke forgot" / Dave Parmenter --
Excerpt from "A native son of the golden west" / James Houston --
"Murphy" / Rich Griffin --
"Excerpt from "Maverick's" / Matt Warshaw --
"Jesus Christ, personal friend of surfing" / Cintra Wilson --
Excerpt from "The Pump House Gang" / Tom Wolfe --
"Peanuts" / Charles Schulz --
"Surf girls of Maui" / Susan Orlean --
Surf dudes of beach 89" / Charlie Rubin --
"N.Y.P.D." / Peter Spacek --
"Waterbed" / Allston James --
"New York's a lonely town" / The Trade Winds --
"Black sea blues" / William Finnegan --
"Return of the prodigal surfer" \ Bob Shacochis --
"Sufers of fortune" / Derek Rielly --
Excerpt from "The ninth wave" / Eugene Burdick --
"Salty dog Sam goes surfin'"/ R. Crumb --
Excerpt from "The dogs of winter"/ Kem Nunn --
Excerpt from "Hang dead Hawaiian style"/ Patrick Morgan --
Excerpt from "The tribes of Palos Verder --
"Haole go home"/ Anonymous --
Excerpt from "You should have been here an hour ago" / Phil Edwards --
Excerpt from "Caught inside"/ Daniel Duane --
"Why do you surf? / Surfer magazine --
Excerpts from "On water" / Thomas Faber --
"Wave for Mickey Dora"/ John Kilroy.
Responsibility: edited by Matt Warshaw.
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An anthology of literary pieces and essays on surfing is complemented by classic and modern photographs and artwork and includes Mark Twain's nineteenth-century description in "Roughing It" and Susan Orlean's essay on girl surfers in Maui.

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