All for a Few Perfect Waves: The Audacious Life and Legend of Rebel Surfer Miki Dora

All for a Few Perfect Waves: The Audacious Life and Legend of Rebel Surfer Miki Dora

All for a Few Perfect Waves: The Audacious Life and Legend of Rebel Surfer Miki Dora

David Rensin


For 20 years, Miki "Da Cat" Dora used to be the king of Malibu surfers—a speeding, enigmatic insurgent who ruled the waves, governed his friends' imaginations, and who nonetheless evokes the fantasies of wannabes to at the present time. And but, Dora railed opposed to surfing's unexpected post-Gidget attractiveness and the overcrowding of his as soon as empty waves, even after this avid sportsman, iconoclast, and scammer of large reputation ran afoul of the legislation and led the FBI on a impressive seven-year chase all over the world in 1974. The New York Times named him "the so much renegade spirit the game has but to provide" and Vanity Fair known as him "a darkish prince of the beach." to totally catch Dora's never-before-told tale, David Rensin spent 4 years interviewing thousands of Dora's associates, enemies, family, enthusiasts, and fellow surfers to discover the untold fact approximately surfing's so much outrageous practitioner, charismatic antihero, dedicated loner, and enduring mystery.

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