The Perfect Day: 40 Years of Surfer Magazine

The Perfect Day: 40 Years of Surfer Magazine

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by Sam George
     
 

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"In this crowded world, the surfer can still seek and find the perfect day, the perfect wave, to be alone with the surf and his thoughts." The editorial signoff to Surfer magazine's very first issue—which was distributed from the back of a Volkswagen van in 1960—still defines a surfer's dream 40 years later. And Surfer magazine is still delivering that

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"In this crowded world, the surfer can still seek and find the perfect day, the perfect wave, to be alone with the surf and his thoughts." The editorial signoff to Surfer magazine's very first issue—which was distributed from the back of a Volkswagen van in 1960—still defines a surfer's dream 40 years later. And Surfer magazine is still delivering that dream in monthly installments of the most cutting-edge surfing photographs and journalism printed anywhere. The Perfect Day celebrates 40 years of breaking waves with a collection of the finest from Surfer's famed archives. Its colorful pages are packed with the stunning images that have captured surfing's biggest moments and the compelling articles that have provided the voice for generations of surfers in search of the perfect day and the perfect wave.

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Anthology of some 80 articles with 250 (mostly color) photos. An important addition to the jock collection. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780811831178
Publisher:
Chronicle Books LLC
Publication date:
03/01/2001
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
1.00(w) x 1.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Meet the Author

Sam George currently editor of Surfer magazine, has been a professional surfer, world traveler, television host, and magazine writer. When not out searching for surf, he lives on a bluff overlooking the sea in Dana Point, California.

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The Perfect Day: 40 Years of Surfer Magazine 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The complete surfing homage...well documented, awesome illustration.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This Book is one of the best surfing books ive read in a while tons of pics its a whole year of surfer in one this is a must buy