History of Surfing
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History of Surfing

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Matt Warshaw knows more about surfing that any other person on the planet. After five years of research and writing, Warshaw has completed a totally unprecedented history of the sport and the culture it has spawned. With a voice that is definitive, funny, and wholly original, The History of Surfing delivers the ultimate book for surfers everywhere.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 496 pages
  • 240 x 282 x 38mm | 2,340.52g
  • CHRONICLE BOOKS
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, ports.
  • 0811856003
  • 9780811856003
  • 82,514

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"Trust us, his book is the place to go for the goods." - OC Weekly "Meticulously researched, smartly written, beautifully laid out...required reading." - Outside Magazine "There's a reason that Warshaw is at the top of the surf writing field, and if you're looking for a gift for the literate surfer in your life, this is definitely the one." -SBC Surf Magazine "Written by one of the world's leading surf historians, this ...is the definitive book on surf history and culture." - Drift Magazine OUTSIDE MAGAZINE\"Meticulously researched, smartly written, beautifully laid out...required reading.\" - Outside Magazine OC WEEKLY\"Trust us, his book is the place to go for the goods.\" - OC Weekly DRIFT MAGAZINE\"Written by one of the world s leading surf historians, this ...is the definitive book on surf history and culture.\" - Drift Magazine SBCSURF\"There\'s a reason that Warshaw is at the top of the surf writing field, and if you\'re looking for a gift for the literate surfer in your life, this is definitely the one.\" -SBC Surf Magazine
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About Matt Warshaw

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.
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