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A bitchin’ love letter to sand and sea, and a spirited inside account of life with the “first household” of American browsing
In 1956, Dorian “Doc” Paskowitz stepped away from a profitable medical observe and commenced a lifelong browsing odyssey that grew to incorporate his spouse Juliette, and their 9 kids. Collectively, the Paskowitz clan lived a vagabonding bohemian existence, eschewing materials possessions in favor of intangible riches like well being and good cheer . . . all of the whereas careening alongside the world’s coastlines searching for the right wave.
In Scratching the Horizon, Izzy Paskowitz appears again at his uncommon upbringing, and his lifelong ardour for the game that carries his household’s stamp. Because the fourth-oldest youngster in a household of inveterate surfers, rock stars, and seashore bums, he’s uniquely certified to shine a lightweight on a childhood that has come to represent the browsing credo, a reckless younger maturity that just about value him his sanity, and a maturing sense of self and goal that permits him to elevate others on the again of his expertise.
As the daddy of a son with autism and the founding father of “Surfers Therapeutic,” a basis dedicated to increasing the horizons of kids with autism by way of browsing, Paskowitz has discovered a technique to join the surreal elements of his childhood to the cruel realities of maturity, and he shares these discoveries on this wickedly entertaining and remodeling memoir.
Writer:St. Martin’s Press (August 21, 2012)
Merchandise Weight:15.2 ounces
Dimensions:5.96 x 1.22 x 8.55 inches