Caught Inside

Caught Inside

A Surfer's Year on the California Coast

Book - 1997
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A wondrous, uproarious, and surprisingly informative account of a year spend surfing, Caught Inside marks the arrival of an exuberant new voice of the outdoors. This remarkable narrative of Daniel Duane's life on the water is enhanced by good-humored explanations of the physics of wave dynamics, the intricate art of surfboard design, and lyrical, sharp-eyed descriptions of the flora and fauna of the Pacific wilderness. From Captain Cook and Mark Twain to Robinson Jeffers and Jack London, from portraits of famous (and infamous) surfers to an analysis of Gidget's perverse significance, Duane expertly uncovers the myths and symbols bound up in one of our most vibrant and recognizably American subjects.

Publisher: New York : North Point Press, 1997, ©1996
Edition: 1st papaerback ed
ISBN: 9780865475090
0865475091
Characteristics: xiv, 239 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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