Chasing Dean

Chasing Dean : Surfing America's Hurricane States

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Two childhood friends from small-town Wales meet in Miami for a summer road trip they've always dreamed of: to chase the swell of Hurricane Dean all the way up the US East Coast in search of once-in-a-lifetime surf. They embark on a hilarious journey of self-discovery and a travel experience like no other.

Mixing the humour of Sideways with the extreme conditions of The Perfect Storm, this new book by one of the UK's favourite new travel/surfing writers is a quirky travelogue destined to become a cult classic.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 25mm | 340g
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 184024741X
  • 9781840247411
  • 335,582

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"'... will appeal not merely to surfers but to fans of travel writing generally' THE TIMES 'Of all the surf books available today, Riding the Magic Carpet is clearly head and shoulders above the rest - a fantastic read!' Elliot Dudley, European Longboard Champion 'fresh, ingenous and honest - will inspire the urge to explore' HUCK Magazine"
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About Tom Anderson

Tom Anderson lives in Porthcawl, West Wales, is the author of acclaimed surfing travelogue Riding the Magic Carpet and was awarded a Welsh Arts Council Bursary for the journey that became Chasing Dean. He is a successful competitive surfer and writes regularly for several surfing magazines, as well as being a senior committee member of the Welsh Surfing Federation.
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