A Brief History of Surfing
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Price
£16.99

Format
Hardcover with Jacket

Publishing Date
07/03/2017

Pages
272 pages

Height
203mm

Width
152mm

Illustrations
full-colour and black and white images throughout

ISBN
9781452151946

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A Brief History of Surfing


Matt Warshaw knows more about surfing that any other person on the planet, and his The History of Surfing offers the definitive take on the sport. Now, he has honed that book into an abridged and excerpted edition for surfers everywhere. Each spread features a micro essay and image capturing a slice of surf history, whether it’s Kelly Slater, the invention of the thruster, shark attacks, or localism. Packaged in an irresistible small and chunky hardcover, A Brief History of Surfing deftly defines surf culture in an entertaining and irresistible book with wide appeal.

About the Author(s)
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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