Author(s): Jack Lopez
When Juan's best friend Jamie has a violent fight with his father, he decides to leave town quickly. Juan steals his mother's car and they go on the road to Mexico with Jamie's sister Amber to help Jamie hide out until the situation calms down. Along the way they search for the perfect wave, finding romance, tragedy, and their own sense of peace among the waves.
Jack Lopez grew up in outhern California and was influenced by the burgeoning surf culture. He has an MFA degree from the University of California and is a professor of English at Cal State.