Stuart Holmes Coleman moved to Hawaii in 1993 to teach, write, and surf. His essays and poems have appeared in numerous publications, including The Washington Post, USA Today, The Surfer's Path, The Atlanta Review, Charleston Magazine and Honolulu Magazine. Eddie Would Go is his first book.
"A homespun homage to a modern-day folk hero...you'll see why St. Martin's decided to take Eddie nationwide--and why it's attracting loving glances from Hollywood." --Brad Wieners, Outside Magazine"Splendid...clear and fascinating." --Greg Ambrose, San Francisco Chronicle"Enlightening...an impressive history...of surfing...of Hawaiian culture both at home and across the world." --Matt Walker, Surfing Magazine"Eddie Aikau's life is a story waiting to be told, and it could not have been told any better than in Stuart Coleman's Eddie Would Go. This is a bestseller in the same way as the The Perfect Storm." --Peter Cole, Big-Wave Surfing Pioneer"It's amazing the impact Eddie had on the surfing world and Hawaii. It touches the community at a real grass-roots level." --Kelly Slater, World Champion Surfer"A meaningful biography of a surfing hero...extraordinary." --Terry Rogers, The San Diego Union-Tribune"Coleman, a surfer himself, does an admirable job of de-mystifying this remarkable man." --Terry Tomalin, The St. Petersburg Times"Fantastic...a treat to read." --Mark Cunningham, Honolulu Weekly