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Author Tony Garcia donates books for Bali charity

Kuta, Bali Indonesia - September 6 - On a recent Bali book promotion tour author Tony Garcia donated copies of Tracks of the Tiger: G-land & Bali, Indonesia, Ollie's Point: Witches' Rock & Tamarindo, Costa Rica and Sword of the Prophet: Anchor Point & Taghazoute, Morocco for a Balinese charity which supports orphans with money for schooling and nutrition.

The author presented the books to Ken Bristow A.K.A Slim, the Australian publisher of since 1999 the island's original surf report website. Slim is a long time Bali resident is coordinating donations for the charity.

On the north and east coasts of Bali there are villages that because of economic circumstances find it difficult to afford necessities for their children for schooling and nutrition. The average yearly wage in Indonesia is approximately $600 and because of economic downturn many people have found it hard to make ends meet.

The aim of the charity is to help Bali's orphans. The island's orphans will be aided with school fees, uniforms, materials and healthy food.

Tony Garcia was in Bali to promote Tracks of the Tiger audio book. Sample chapters of the 2 CD audio book are available to hear at

The Tracks of the Tiger audio book can also be ordered through the website. As an introduction to the latest SoldierBoy offering any buyer of two books will get Tracks of the Tiger audio book free!

Since its release Tracks of the Tiger: G-land & Bali, Indonesia has gotten enthusiastic reviews and a great deal of buzz from the international surfing community from America's East/West coasts including Hawaii to Indonesia and South Africa as well Europe, the U.K., Netherlands, France, Spain, Portugal, including Sweden and Italy not to mention New Zealand and Australia. 

What are the critics saying? - "The book's action is non-stop - There will be no more boredom for surfers after a long day at the beach or for those that are stuck far away from the surf, sun and sand. The author brings alive the surf lifestyle with this the first of three surf thrillers. Author Tony Garcia makes good the promise - The next best thing to being there!"

 The surf travel adventure books Tracks of Tiger: G-land & Bali, Indonesia, Ollie's Point: Witches Rock & Tamarindo, Costa Rica and Sword of the Prophet:  Anchor Point & Taghazoute, Morocco are selling fast world-wide. Sample chapters can be read and the books can be ordered online at or

For those interested in more information or making donation for the Balinese charity please contact Slim at:


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