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The Resource Crazy for the storm : a memoir of survival, Norman Ollestad

Crazy for the storm : a memoir of survival, Norman Ollestad

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Crazy for the storm : a memoir of survival
Title
Crazy for the storm
Title remainder
a memoir of survival
Statement of responsibility
Norman Ollestad
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Language
eng
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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Title
Crazy for the storm
Creator
Summary
On February 19th, 1979, blinded by a blizzard, a small chartered plane crashed into the side of a massive mountain. Eleven-year-old Norman Ollestad, his father, his father's girlfriend, and the pilot were in the crash. After a nine-hour nightmare, only little Norman remained alive. Here, Norman Ollestad chronicles his harrowing experience and epic fight for survival
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Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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319049
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
  • 979.40530922
  • 920
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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a memoir of survival
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a memoir of survival
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Norman Ollestad
Crazy for the storm : a memoir of survival, Norman Ollestad
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Crazy for the storm : a memoir of survival, Norman Ollestad
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Includes reading group guide
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ocn429025426
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Dimensions
21 cm.
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Edition
1st Ecco pbk. ed.
Extent
270, 12 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780061766787
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Other control number
9780061766787
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map
System control number
(OCoLC)429025426

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      73 Locust St, Dover, NH, 03820, USA
      43.19289 -70.876331
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