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

By: Ollestad, Norman.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Ecco, c2009Edition: 1st ed.Description: 272 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), map ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780061766725 (alk. paper); 0061766720 (alk. paper).Subject(s): Ollestad, Norman -- Childhood and youth | Aircraft accident victims -- California -- Biography | Aircraft accidents -- California -- San Bernardino Mountains | Child surfers -- California -- Biography | Downhill ski racing -- United States -- Biography | Ollestad, Norman -- Family | Ollestad, Norman, 1935-1979 | Fathers and sons -- United States | Fathers -- Death | Competition (Psychology)DDC classification: 979.4/0530922 | B 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.
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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.

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