Good Things Love Water
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Good Things Love Water

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Good Things Love Water is the story of surfing as told by a sea of different voices. The first waves ever ridden at Waimea Bay by Greg Noll, Mike Stange, and Mickey Munoz; Phil Edwards' first trip to Hawaii at age 15, the world of Bob McTavish, a beloved car owned by a couple of unknown surfers, and 21 other short stores are woven together in a sometimes dramatic, sometime...more
Paperback, 156 pages
Published May 6th 1994 by Chubasco Publishing
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I read this book years ago and started thinking about it recently. Lots of stories I could imagine hearing from an old surfer around a bonfire at La Jolla Shores or Moonlight Beach. Both funny and poignant I really do recommend it if you can get your hands on it. I don't really miss living in California...but this book makes me miss how living by and in the water really changes you. Might have been where I was in my life at the time (living in La Jolla and going to the beach practically everyday...more
Jun 20, 2009 Stanley rated it 4 of 5 stars
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A great book for anyone who is interested in surfing, the ocean, riding waves and is interested in the men (and women) who shaped this lifestyle and culture in the early 50's.
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