Wright, Allan "Bank"

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Writer and book distributor from Los Angeles, California, best known for his 1973 guidebook Surfing California. Wright was born (1943) and raised in West Los Angeles, began surfing in 1953, and graduated with a B.S. in business from the University of Southern California in 1965. After living on Oahu for two years, Wright returned to California and published his Surfing Hawaii (1972), his first gui...

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