Tuesday, August 10, 2010

WRECK BEACH

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ISBN-13: 978-1-55420-031-3
Writer: Carellin Brooks
Title: Wreck Beach
Language: English
Place of Publication: Vancouver
Publisher: New Star Books Ltd
Year of Publication: 2007
Edition: First Printing
Format: 172x247mm
Pages: 91 printed on post-consumer recycled paper
Illustrations: 29 colour and black and white plates, pictures and maps
Front Cover Photo: Don Slade
Binding: Paperback
Weight: 201gr.
Entry No.: 2010010
Entry Date: 9th August 2010
BOOK DESCRIPTION

The most beautiful beach in the world… that happens to be a nude beach. Wreck Beach is a little slice of nonconformist heaven twenty minutes from downtown Vancouver, directly below the University of British Columbia, yet almost entirely screened from the city. Vendors peddling delicious food and drinks, textile-free zones, violent games of beerball: Wreck Beach has everything you could want and more. It’s survived erosion, development and attempts at eradication by local politicians. A combination how-to guide, history and oral chronicle of its outspoken defenders, this book tells you everything you wanted to know about Wreck Beach, but were afraid to ask.

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