The High-Stakes World of Surfing

      In Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell surfer and former war reporter, Chas Smith, takes a wild and unflinching look at the high-stakes world of surfing on Oahu's North Shore - a riveting, often humorous account of beauty, greed, danger, and crime in an idyllic golden world.

      You can meet Chas at 7:30 tonight at his booksigning at Powell's located at 1005 W Burnside in Portland.