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Blue Heaven
By Murray Walding

Blue Heaven

The Story of Australian Surfing New edition

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Format: Paperback

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Blue Heaven by Murray Walding

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Australians have always had an affinity with surfing and the beach, and crowds flocked to Aussie surf beaches as long ago as the late eighteen hundreds. 'Victorian' attitudes to decorum and displays of flesh never hindered the country's love of the beach and over the next hundred years, surfing, surf shooting and sunbaking became a defining aspect of Aussie culture. Fully illustrated throughout with fantastic surfing shots as well as memorabilia, Blue Heaven celebrates the heroics of surf life saving, the sixties boom of surfboard riding and the transition of surfing from a lifestyle to a bustling energetic industry.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781740663236
ISBN-10: 1740663233
Format: Paperback
(271mm x 252mm x 17mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Hardie Grant Books
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books
Publish Date: 1-Aug-2006
Country of Publication: Australia

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Ride the wave of nostalgia with Surf-o-rama, the largest collection of Australian beach culture memorabilia, including artefacts, ephemera and photographs. Surf-o-rama is a celebration of surfing and beach culture. Beautifully illustrated with more than 400 images, this book is for everyone who loves to surf, every surf aficionado or collector.

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Author Biography - Murray Walding

Murray Walding is an avid surf historian and freelance writer. His collection of surf related memorabilia is regarded as one of the most extensive in the world.

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