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"A haunting and important book - a reminder of what it means to be human, flawed, and occasionally fabulous." Karl Taro Greenfield
Following on from the documentary of the same title, surf journalist Brisick brings you the story of 1960s surf pioneer and champion Paul Drouyn's transformation into Westerly Windina.
Praise for Becoming Westerly
"You've never read anything like Becoming Westerly. Peter Drouyn is a character beyond the capacities of almost any novelist to imagine - and then he turns into someone else. Jamie Brisick traces the emergence of Westerly Windina with so much empathy, eloquence, and patience. His book is dazzling, devastating, funny and surpassingly strange"
- William Finnegan, author of Barbarian Days
"With this compassionate, funny and wrenching book, Brisick has taken his impressive work to a new level, establishing himself as a fine observer of life's currents, on land, sea and inside the heart."
- Deanne Stillman, author of Twentynine Palms
Published by OUTPOST19