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Caught Inside : a Surfer's Year on the California Coast (96 Edition)

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A wondrous, uproarious, and surprisingly informative account of a year spend surfing, Caught Inside marks the arrival of an exuberant new voice of the outdoors. This remarkable narrative of Daniel Duanes life on the water is enhanced by good-humored explanations of the physics of wave dynamics, the intricate art of surfboard design, and lyrical, sharp-eyed descriptions of the flora and fauna of the Pacific wilderness. From Captain Cook and Mark Twain to Robinson Jeffers and Jack London, from portraits of famous (and infamous) surfers to an analysis of Gidgets perverse significance, Duane expertly uncovers the myths and symbols bound up in one of our most vibrant and recognizably American subjects.

Synopsis:

Enhanced by good-humored explanations of the physics of wave dynamics, the intricate art of surfboard design, and sharp-eyed descriptions of the flora and fauna of the Pacific wilderness, this narrative of Daniel Duane's life on the water is remarkable. From the portraits of famous and infamous surfers to an analysis of Gidget's perverse significance, Duane uncovers the myths and symbols bound up in this vibrant American subject.

About the Author

Daniel Duane was born in 1967 and is the author of Looking for Mo and Lighting Out: A Vision of California and the Mountains. He lives and surfs in Santa Cruz, California.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780865475090
Author:
Duane, Daniel
Publisher:
North Point Press
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
United States - West - Pacific (General)
Subject:
California
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Water Sports
Subject:
Surfing
Subject:
Surfers
Subject:
Santa Cruz
Subject:
Sports - General
Subject:
Duane, Daniel
Subject:
Surfing - California - Santa Cruz -
Subject:
Biography-Sports
Edition Number:
1st papaerback ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 25
Publication Date:
19970431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
7.88 x 5.93 x 0.695 in

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"Synopsis" by , Enhanced by good-humored explanations of the physics of wave dynamics, the intricate art of surfboard design, and sharp-eyed descriptions of the flora and fauna of the Pacific wilderness, this narrative of Daniel Duane's life on the water is remarkable. From the portraits of famous and infamous surfers to an analysis of Gidget's perverse significance, Duane uncovers the myths and symbols bound up in this vibrant American subject.
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