Surfer Author:D.S. Halacy, Jr. Pete Marlin was more than ready to give up his friends, spare time-evfen his girl, all for the thrill of catching the big waves and riding them on in to the smooth beach of California's Horseshoe. — Dan Halacy's "Surfer!" is Pete's story and the story of the Neptunes, the best surfing club on the West Coast. It is also the story of a boy who fin... more »ds out that he can make more money playing a cool piano than he would ever make as an engineer.
"Surfer!" brings Pete to life-with all the problems of the boy's last year in high school and the conflict between doing what he wants to do now and what he'll want to do in another four years. It's also the story of Lard, the bumblefoot of the Neptunes; of Mary Jane, and of Lex and Duke who think the world owes them a living.
How Pete reacts to the sudden musical gold mine, what happens when his best girl finds herself classed as a real square, and what finally brings Pete to his senses are the bases for a fast-paced, action-packed story revolving around one of today's most popular sports.
The author knows his surfing well. He describes "the longest ride in the world"-wake surfing-and the hodads who can ruin any beach in the world for honest surfers.
If you have ever wanted to know the thrill of surfing, and have access to any body of water larger than a bathtgub, this is the book you've been waiting for!« less