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Think selling surf books is a hard gig in 2013? Doc Ball printed 510 copies of his “California Surfriders,” totally on his own dime, and sold ’em one by one, starting in 1947 and ending in 1971. Twenty-five books a year, give or take, for 21 years. I’m inspired by Doc’s persistence and drive, and…