William Finnegan With Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

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William Finnegan With Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life
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Elliott Bay Book Company says
New York writer William Finnegan visits with one of 2015’s most acclaimed (universally) memoirs, Pulitzer Prize-winning Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life (newly released in paperback).

“Terrific…Elegantly written and structured, it’s a riveting adventure story, an intellectual autobiography, and a restless, searching meditation on love, friendship and family…A writer of rare subtlety and observational gifts, Finnegan explores every aspect of the sport — its mechanics and intoxicating thrills, its culture and arcane tribal codes — in a way that should resonate with surfers and non-surfers alike. His descriptions of some of the world’s most powerful and unforgiving waves are hauntingly beautiful…Finnegan displays an honesty that is evident throughout the book, parts of which have a searing, unvarnished intensity that reminded me of ‘Stop Time,’ the classic coming-of-age memoir by Frank Conroy.”—Washington Post.
If you are unable to attend an author event you can call us at (206) 624-6600 or email us at orders@elliottbaybook.com to request an autographed copy.
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