Dora Lives: The Authorized Story of Miki Dora by C.R. Stecyk and Drew Kampion
Reviewed by Jamie Brisick
"If you took James Dean's cool, Muhammad Ali's poetics, Harry Houdini's slipperiness, James Bond's jet-setting, George Carlin's irony and Kwai Chang Caine's Zen, and rolled them into one man with a longboard under his arm, you'd come up with something like Miki Dora, surfing's mythical antihero, otherwise known as the Black Knight of Malibu.
"The short version of the Dora story goes like this: Introduced to surfing by his stepfather in the '30s, Miklos Sandor Dora III made a huge reputation for himself at Malibu throughout the '50s, riding the long, hot-dog waves of First Point with style and panache...." Read the entire LA Weekly Review.