The beauty of the beach, surrounded by the unique lifestyle of beachgoers, complemented by special stories and extraordinary photos. The beach: this is always the place where we would most like to be. The view of the sea. The sound of the waves. The smell of salt water. This illustrated book portrays the beach as a place of longing, with brilliant photos and entertaining stories: How Coco Chanel invented the summer tan, how the special light on the coast inspired artists like Picasso, of the beauty of deserted beaches, of exclusive dream domiciles, of the iconography of the surfer and of the longest wave ride of all time. teNeues hereby presents the ultimate illustrated book about beach life.
Beach villas and dream beaches are shown in exclusive portraits. Text in English and German. AUTHOR: Stefan Maiwald, born in 1971 in Braunschweig, is one of the most versatile German authors. He has lived on the island of Grado between Venice and Trieste for 20 years and writes novels, crime thrillers and non-fiction, including the bestsellers Laura, Leo, Luca and I - How to Survive in an Italian Family, We are Papa! and The Italy Principle: This is How Happiness Works! The historical Venice crime novel The Doge's Spy was voted best debut of the year by the authors' and critics' association HOMER, and his blog www.postausitalien.com is the most-read German-language Italy site. Maiwald spends most of his free time on the beach; in Grado there are seven kilometres of fine sand. SELLING POINTS: . The ultimate illustrated book on the beach lifestyle with portraits of exclusive destinations and beach villas . The beauty of the beach in a versatile and life-stylish photographic setting . Features dazzling personalities like Coco Chanel or Pablo Picasso and their relationship to the beach 150 colour illustrations
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