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House Inside the Waves: Domesticity, Art, and the Surfing Life
     

House Inside the Waves: Domesticity, Art, and the Surfing Life

by Richard Taylor
 

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Writer, surfer, and househusband Richard Taylor is mad about beaches and islands, and was inspired by a house exchange that whisked him and his family from a freezing Ottawa winter to a year of some of the world's best surf on the east coast of Australia. In an era of packaged paradises and cyber surfers, the forty-something writer's first case of the mid-life

Overview

Writer, surfer, and househusband Richard Taylor is mad about beaches and islands, and was inspired by a house exchange that whisked him and his family from a freezing Ottawa winter to a year of some of the world's best surf on the east coast of Australia. In an era of packaged paradises and cyber surfers, the forty-something writer's first case of the mid-life blues seduced him into recapturing his youthful romance with surfing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780888784285
Publisher:
Dundurn Press
Publication date:
07/28/2002
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.04(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.72(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Taylor is the author of the novel Cartoon Woods. Many of his feature articles have been published by the Ottawa Citizen. A seasoned traveller, he has taught creative writing in Hong Kong, Australia, and Tuscany. He teaches in Carleton University's English department.

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