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The Surfer

The Surfer

by Robb Skidmore

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Overview

Walter's life falls apart after his family perishes in a plane crash. He becomes fixated with surfing, and flies to Hawaii in a last ditch effort to overcome despair about life. His surfing leads to a near death experience. A vacationing couple then befriends him and takes him on an unexpected adventure. The Surfer is a journey into the imperfection of one man's soul. It explores the beauty and cruelty of nature, and of life.


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Product Details

BN ID: 2940012387141
Publisher: TMiK Press
Publication date: 04/14/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 70 KB

About the Author

Robb Skidmore is a novelist who currently lives in Southern California. He writes upmarket fiction which combines a literary sensibility with honest and deep characterizations. He started out as a maniacal scribbler in journals during college and attended several well-known fiction workshops. His short stories have appeared in many literary reviews and publications. His critically acclaimed and cult classic novel, The Pursuit of Cool, was a Quarter Finalist in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Contest and a Winner of a Next Generation Indie Award. It is a coming of age story that captures Generation X and what it was like to be young in America in the 1980s. Full of humor and heartbreak, it follows a music, movie and pop culture obsessed, tragically romantic young man who attends college during the 1980s.

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