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Malibu

Hiking Along the Meaning of Life

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Malibu by Michael Banks
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Malibu is a hiking book about the natural beauty and ecology of Southern California. It combines philosophy with a love of nature and California's unspoiled coastal beauty. It is also a tragedy, as that landscape is torn up and paved over for "progress," and Malibu is reduced to just another celebrity suburb of L.A. Malibu is a mixture of a West-coast "Walden" and a modern day "In Praise of Folly." It is an epithany and a lament, lyrical and ludicrous. It extols the virtues of a surfer's life and decries the "illth" of modern materialism. It is a polemic on the core values of modern life and challenges the premises of our everyday lives. Malibu invites you to read this book and take a hike.
Release date Australia
November 12th, 2004
Author
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
Illustrations, black and white
Imprint
iUniverse
Pages
300
Dimensions
140x216x17
ISBN-13
9780595331567
Product ID
1801085

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