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Dazzling Blue: short non-fiction by Jamie Brisick


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A selection of short pieces about things we do in board shorts. 172 pages. We have a few signed copies available!

An essay about a nude surfer amid the packed lineup of Malibu. A meditation on the way surfers love hand jive. A conversation with 1976 world champion Peter Townend. A eulogy for Jan Michael-Vincent, aka Matt Johnson. A tribute to black surfers. An excerpt from William Finnegan’s Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life. A Q&A with high-trim expert Danica Elbertse.

Jamie Brisick’s books include Becoming Westerly: Surf Champion Peter Drouyn’s Transformation into Westerly Windina, We Approach Our Martinis With Such High Expectations, Have Board, Will Travel: The Definitive History of Surf, Skate, and Snow, and The Eighties at Echo Beach. His writing and photographs have appeared in The New Yorker, The Surfer’s Journal, and The New York Times. In 2008, he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship.

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Weight 1 lbs
Dimensions 9.25 × 6.75 × 0.75 in


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