Kook: What Surfing Taught Me About Love, Life, and Catching by Peter Heller

By Peter Heller

Writer of the New York Times bestselling novel The puppy Stars
Winner of the nationwide open air booklet Award for Literature

With grit, poetry, and humor, Peter Heller, acclaimed writer of The Whale Warriors recounts his striking trip of discovery—of browsing, a completely new problem; of the ocean’s attractiveness and gear; of the unusual surf culture; of affection; and, so much of all, of ways to hunt experience whereas crafting a significant life.

Having resolved to grasp a big-hollow wave— that's, to head from kook (surfese for newbie) to shredder—in a unmarried 12 months, Heller travels from Southern California down the coast of Mexico within the corporation of his female friend and the eccentric surfers they meet. Exuberant and fearless, Heller explores the strategy and technological know-how of browsing the secrets and techniques of its tradition, and the environmental ravages to the beautiful sea coast he visits.

As Heller plumbs the operating of his personal middle and unearths pleasure in either love and browsing, he gives readers vibrant perception into this attention-grabbing international, with all of its perils and pleasures, its absurdity and beauty. Exhilarating, unique, and relocating, Kook is a love tale among a guy and his surfboard, a guy and his female friend, a not-so-old guy and the ocean.

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