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McLean, John

Overview
Works: 10 works in 20 publications in 1 language and 142 library holdings
Genres: Fiction 
Roles: Author
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Publications about John McLean
Publications by John McLean
Most widely held works by John McLean
The golden few by John McLean( Book )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
On the edge : surfing stories by John McLean( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Down the line : more surfing stories by John McLean( Book )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
A collection of fictional short stories that emphasise the beauty, freedom, fun and energy of surfing and the laid back nature of the surfer's way of life
Island of the gods by John McLean( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Riding high : a novel by John McLean( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
"When Luke stepped on to the sand after riding the waves at Hermosa Beach, California, it was to have lunch with the lovely Carol. There followed a bizarre confrontation with authority that resulted in this bronzed, golden haired surfer standing for the presidency of the United States in order to strike a blow for individual freedom."--Back cover
Deep inside : surfing stories by John McLean( Book )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1997 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
This collection of short stories covers many aspects if surfing- the camaraderie of the line-up, surf trips to exotic spots, beach life, localism, pollution, soul surfing, after surf activities and other adventures. These fictional tales are about surfing are set in Britain, France, Portugal, South Africa, California, Bali and hawai. Funny, reflective, irreverent and stimulating, they are an ideal way to fill in those idel hours when the ocean goes flat
Brandywine beach by John McLean( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
"Following on from John McLean's earlier novel, "The golden few", Brett Talbot is now a wild, fun loving teenage surfer who, with his "barrel brother", Simon, rides the powerful waves of Brandywine Beach and seeks his thrills out of the water in all sorts of weird and wonderful ways which fellow surfers will empathise. Running through the story is his passionate love affair with the lovely Lisa which takes place against a background of music, surfing and partying." -- Back cover
Distant waves by John McLean( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
"When Brett marries his long time love, Lisa, they decide to go on an extended honeymoon that doubles as a surfing safari. This odyssey of fun and adventure starts in England and then moves to the waves of France, Portugal, Holland, Bali, Australia, New Zealand, New Caledonia and Costa Rica. The lively descriptions of the places visited and the cast of mad characters whom they encounter on their travels make for an enthralling read. As with John McLean's other books there is a whiff of fun and freeedom in the air and it is a fitting sequel to Brett's earlier exploits in "The golden few" and "Brandywine Beach" -- Back cover
Tartan dragon : a historical saga of Hong Kong by John McLean( Book )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Traffic jam by John McLean( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
 
Alternative Names
MacLean, John
Languages
English (20)
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