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North Shore resident Paul Theroux writes a novel about a surfer’s redemption

  • NEW YORK TIMES / MARCH 15
                                Internationally acclaimed author Paul Theroux lives in Haleiwa part time. His new book, “Under the Wave at Waimea,” was released April 13.

    NEW YORK TIMES / MARCH 15

    Internationally acclaimed author Paul Theroux lives in Haleiwa part time. His new book, “Under the Wave at Waimea,” was released April 13.

  • COURTESY AMAZON
                                “Under the Wave at Waimea” is about an aging big-wave surfer on Oahu’s North Shore.

    COURTESY AMAZON

    “Under the Wave at Waimea” is about an aging big-wave surfer on Oahu’s North Shore.

Internationally acclaimed author Paul Theroux, whose new novel, “Under the Wave at Waimea,” depicts the physical and moral crises of an aging big-wave surfer on Oahu’s North Shore, says he is bemused by the pervasive lack of local interest in his work. Read more

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