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Chasing Dean : surfing America's hurricane states / Tom Anderson.

Book Book ([2009], ©2009.)
Description: 350 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Summersdale Publishers Ltd, [2009], ©2009.
4 of 4 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 4 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction GV 838 .A53 2009 (Text to Phone) Available -
Melrose YA Paperbacks (Teen Zone) YA Paperback A (Text to Phone) Available -
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  • ISBN: 184024741X (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9781840247411 (pbk.)
Contents: 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.
Citation: Anderson, Tom. "Chasing Dean : surfing America's hurricane states." Chichester, West Sussex, UK : Summersdale Publishers Ltd, 2009, ©2009.

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