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Here's a list to pay close attention to. Established in 1991, Warwick Publishing Inc. is among North America's fastest-growing producers of high-quality daily interest non-fiction books, with a list of over 100 titles in print. These books are solid sellers and have attracted strong loyalty with consumers across the continent — an asset to any store's shelves.<P>This list includes works by internationally acclaimed nature photographer Tui De Roy; best-selling sports writers Stan Fischler, Howard Berger and Ron McCulloch; popular television personality Chef Pasquale and hip 20-something food writer Amy Rosen; renowned business futurist Frank Feather, minority rights business author Anthony Stith, and the widely popular personal finance/lifestyle writer Charles Long, whose book How to Survive Without A Salary has sold over 150,000 copies.<P>Warwick books have won or been nominated for numerous awards nationally and internationally; most recently, Nora Gold won the Canadian Jewish Book Award for her story collection, Marrow, and photographer Tui De Roy was nominated for the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Award (University of San Francisco) for her book Galapagos: Islands of Fire. Also, in 1997, Charles Long was short-listed for the Chapters/Books in Canada first novel award for Undefended Borders.<P>Warwick principals, president James A. Williamson and publisher Nick Pitt have been part of government-initiated trade missions to China (August 1996 and September 1998) and Washington (March 1998).<P>Profitable since its inception, Warwick went public in November 1997 on the Alberta Stock Exchange in Canada. It has seven full-time employees and an active list of regular freelancecontributors.<P>Skateboarding has been an integral part of the youth experience for over 40 years. Here, for the first time, is the amazing history of this exhilarating sport. From its early beginnings with clay wheels to modern-day manufacturing, The Concrete Wave captures the spirit of th

Synopsis:

Traces the development of the sport and its equipment, and includes profiles and photographs of top-notch skaters through the years.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 192) and index.

Table of Contents

Prehistory — The first wave (1959-65) — The second wave (1973-80) — The third wave (1983-91) — The fourth (permanent?) wave (1993-now).

Product Details

ISBN:
9781894020541
Subtitle:
The History of Skateboarding
Author:
Brooke, Michael
Publisher:
Warwick Publishing
Location:
Toronto ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
History
Subject:
Skateboarding
Subject:
General Sports & Recreation
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Abridged:
Abridged Edition
Series Volume:
7
Publication Date:
19990901
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
200
Dimensions:
11 x 9.1 in 25 lb

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