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The Resource Barbarian days : a surfing life, William Finnegan

Barbarian days : a surfing life, William Finnegan

Label
Barbarian days : a surfing life
Title
Barbarian days
Title remainder
a surfing life
Statement of responsibility
William Finnegan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the author's experiences as a lifelong surfer, from his early years in Honolulu through his culturally sophisticated pursuits of perfect waves in some of the world's most exotic locales
Summary
Surfers ahoy! If you can't get enough surfing memoirs or detailed examinations of surfing's subcultures or history, you won't want to miss this richly detailed story of William Finnegan's experiences as a lifelong surfer. Whether you're reading this on the beach or the couch, surfers will recognize Finnegan's search for the perfect wave in some of the most beautiful places on Earth. -- Description by Shauna Griffin
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Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2015
  • Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography, 2016.
Biography type
autobiography
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10360281
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Finnegan, William
Dewey number
  • 797.3/2092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Finnegan, William
  • Surfers
Target audience
adult
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a surfing life
Label
Barbarian days : a surfing life, William Finnegan
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn861479073
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
447 pages
Isbn
9781594203473
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)861479073
Label
Barbarian days : a surfing life, William Finnegan
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn861479073
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
447 pages
Isbn
9781594203473
Isbn Type
(Hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)861479073

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