Fun in the Sun 2019

Fun in the Sun 2019

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  • 111 Rooftops in New York That You Must Not Miss (111 Places in .... That You Must Not Miss)

    By Leslie Adatto

    Our Price: $10.00 - $17.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9783740804954
    • Publisher: Emons Publishers
    • Published: May 2019
  • 1776

    By David McCullough

    Our Price: $7.95 - $9.00
    Kindle Price: $13.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780743226721
    • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Paperbacks
    • Published: June 2006
    In this stirring book, the acclaimed, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian ('Truman,' 'John Adams') tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence - when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have dissolved. The darkest hours of that tumultuous year were as dark as any Americans have known. The book is testimony to how much is owed to a rare few in that brave founding epoch. Illus., 48 b&w photographs. 400p.
  • A Burger to Believe In: Recipes and Fundamentals

    By Chris Kronner

    Our Price: $15.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780399579264
    • Publisher: Ten Speed Press
    • Published: May 2018
  • Backyard Adventure: Get Messy, Get Wet, Build Cool Things, and Have Tons of Wild Fun! 51 Free-Play Activities

    By Amanda Thomsen

    Our Price: $16.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781612129204
    • Publisher: Storey Publishing, LLC
    • Published: April 2019
    Drawing on her personal experience as a mother, gardener, and author, Thomsen encourages kids to create kingdoms of their own making, right in their own backyards. Whimsical projects for every season and any setting allows fun-seeking kids and their families to rediscover the yard as a place for inspired play. Full color
  • Bar Quiz USA

    By Wild and Wolf

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: X
    • Publisher: Wild and Wolf
  • Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life

    By William Finnegan

    Our Price: $16.20
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780143109396
    • Publisher: Penguin Books
    • Published: April 2016
    “Reading this guy on the subject of waves and water is like reading Hemingway on bullfighting; William Burroughs on controlled substances; Updike on adultery. . . . a coming-of-age story, seen through the gloss resin coat of a surfboard.” —Sports Illustrated Barbarian Days is William Finnegan’s memoir of an obsession, a complex enchantment. Surfing only looks like a sport. To initiates, it is something else: a beautiful addiction, a demanding course of study, a morally dangerous pastime, a way of life. Raised in California and Hawaii, Finnegan started surfing as a child. He has chased waves all over the world, wandering for years through the South Pacific, Australia, Asia, Africa. A bookish boy, and then an excessively adventurous young man, he went on to become a distinguished writer and war reporter. Barbarian Days takes us deep into unfamiliar worlds, some of them right under our noses—off the coasts of New York and San Francisco. It immerses the reader in the edgy camaraderie of close male friendships forged in challenging waves. Finnegan shares stories of life in a whites-only gang in a tough school in Honolulu. He shows us a world turned upside down for kids and adults alike by the social upheavals of the 1960s. He details the intricacies of famous waves and his own apprenticeships to them. Youthful folly—he drops LSD while riding huge Honolua Bay, on Maui—is served up with rueful humor. As Finnegan’s travels take him ever farther afield, he discovers the picturesque simplicity of a Samoan fishing village, dissects the sexual politics of Tongan interactions with Americans and Japanese, and navigates the Indonesian black market while nearly succumbing to malaria. Throughout, he surfs, carrying readers with him on rides of harrowing, unprecedented lucidity. Barbarian Days is an old-school adventure story, an intellectual autobiography, a social history, a literary road movie, and an extraordinary exploration of the gradual mastering of an exacting, little-understood art. Praise for Barbarian Days: “Without a doubt, the finest surf book I’ve ever read . . . But on a more fundamental level,Barbarian Days offers a clear-eyed vision of American boyhood. Like Jon Krakauer’sInto the Wild, it is a sympathetic examination of what happens when literary ideas of freedom and purity take hold of a young mind and fling his body out into the far reaches of the world.”—The New York Times Magazine “Incandescent . . . I’d sooner press this book upon on a nonsurfer, in part because nothing I’ve read so accurately describes the feeling of being stoked or the despair of being held under. . . . [But] it’s also about a writer’s life and, even more generally, a quester’s life, more carefully observed and precisely rendered than any I’ve read in a long time.”—Los Angeles Times
  • Baseball Epic: Famous and Forgotten Lives of the Dead Ball Era

    By Jason Novak

    Our Price: $15.25
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781566895422
    • Publisher: Coffee House Press
    • Published: April 2019
  • Black Whisky Stones

    By Teroforma

    Our Price: $20.95
    • Format: X
    • Publisher: Teroforma
  • Bruce Springsteen: The Stories Behind the Songs

    By Brian Hiatt

    Our Price: $35.00
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781419734830
    • Publisher: Abrams
    • Published: March 2019
  • Cactus Shot Glasses

    By Kikkerland

    Our Price: $14.95
    • Format: X
    • Publisher: Youdoit
  • Campfire Games

    By Wild and Wolf

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: X
    • Publisher: Wild and Wolf
  • Caribbean Islands: Lonely Planet (Travel Guide)

    By Lonely Planet

    Our Price: $26.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781786576507
    • Publisher: Lonely Planet
    • Published: November 2017
  • Carve: A Simple Guide to Whittling

    By Melanie Abrantes

    Our Price: $16.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780451498960
    • Publisher: Clarkson Potter
    • Published: August 2017
  • City Green: Public Gardens of New York

    By Jane Garmey

    Our Price: $25.00 - $44.95
    • Format: Oversize Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781580934800
    • Publisher: The Monacelli Press
    • Published: March 2018
  • Cocktail Kit: Hot Toddy

    By W&P Design

    Our Price: $24.95
    • Format: X
    • Publisher: W&P Design
    • Published: October 2016

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