Chasing Dean : surfing America's hurricane states / Tom Anderson.
- ISBN: 184024741X (pbk.)
- ISBN: 9781840247411 (pbk.)
- Description: 350 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
- Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Summersdale Publishers Ltd, , ©2009.
- 5 of 5 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 5 total copies.
|Library||Location||Call Number||Status||Due Date|
|Beverly Main||Adult Nonfiction||GV 838 .A53 2009 (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Gloucester||Adult Nonfiction||797.32/Anderson (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Melrose||YA Paperbacks (Art Department)||YA Paperback A (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Peabody Main||Adult Nonfiction||GV 838 .A53 2009 (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Wakefield||High School Summer Reading List (Lower Level Fiction Area)||Reading List 9-12 Suggested (Text to Phone)||Available||-|
|Contents Note:|| Hurricane me -- A tale of two summers -- Tropical Storm Chantal -- Making landfall -- Hurricane who? -- The Gulf of Mexico -- Hurricane Katrina -- Off-track -- Tropical Depression Four -- Hurricane Flossie -- Hurricane Isabel -- Named -- Tropical Storm Dean -- Tropical Storm Erin -- Sandy Hook -- NYC -- Ocean Avenue: the swell builds -- Hurricane Dean -- The right coast -- Extra-tropical transition.
|Summary:|| Exhilarating and funny, this memoir of a quest for the perfect wave includes a fascinating outsiders' view of America, as well as an account of a rich friendship Two childhood friends from small-town Wales meet in Miami for a summer road trip they've always dreamed of--to chase the swell of a hurricane all the way up the East Coast in search of once-in-a-lifetime surf. As they follow Hurricane Dean, they also embark on a hilarious journey of self-discovery and a travel experience like no other. Mixing the humor of "Sideways" with the extreme conditions of "The Perfect Storm," this quirky travelogue is destined to become a cult classic.
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