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Author Ollestad, Norman.

Title Crazy for the storm : a memoir of survival / Norman Ollestad.

Imprint [New York] : Ecco, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Montrose Library Non-Fiction    92 Ollestad,N OLL    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 OLLESTAD,N    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    92 OLLESTAD,N    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 272 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Summary Set amid the spontaneous, uninhibited surf culture of Malibu and Mexico in the late 1970s, this riveting memoir, written in crisp Hemingwayesque prose, recalls Ollestad's childhood and the magnetic man whose determination and love infuriated and inspired him--and ultimately saved his life.
Subject Ollestad, Norman -- Childhood and youth.
Ollestad, Norman -- Family.
Ollestad, Norman, 1935-1979.
Aircraft accident victims -- California -- Biography.
Aircraft accidents -- California -- San Bernardino Mountains.
Child surfers -- California -- Biography.
Downhill ski racing -- United States -- Biography.
Fathers and sons -- United States.
Fathers -- Death.
Competition (Psychology)
ISBN 9780061766725 (alk. paper)
0061766720 (alk. paper)

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