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Author Westwick, Peter J., author.

Title The world in the curl : an unconventional history of surfing / Peter Westwick, Peter Neushul.

Publication Info. New York : Crown Publishers, [2013]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  797.32 WES    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description x, 405 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [321]-392) and index.
Contents The cradle of surfing -- The Duke, Dillingham, and the Waikiki dream -- The dark side of paradise : race and sex in Hawaii -- Inventing Surfurbia : surfing to California -- War and surfing -- The surf boom -- Charlie don't surf : surfing and counterculture -- Surfing turns pro -- Engineering the coast -- Beating the crowds, literally and otherwise -- Surf tech -- Surfing at the frontiers -- Women and surfing : from flappers to Roxy Girl -- From Waikiki to Wall Street -- The world in the curl.
Subject Surfing -- History.
Added Author Neushul, Peter, author.
ISBN 9780307719485 (hardback)
0307719480 (hardback)
9780307719508 (ebk.)
0307719502 (ebk.)

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