Crazy for the Storm

Crazy for the Storm

A Memoir of Survival

Audiobook CD - 2009
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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.
Publisher: [Ashland, Or.] : Blackstone Audio, p2009.
ISBN: 9781433290909
1433290901
Call Number: 921 OLLESTAD
Characteristics: 6 compact discs (7 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects: Ollestad, Norman, 1935-1979.
Ollestad, Norman -- Family.
Ollestad, Norman -- Childhood and youth.
Competition (Psychology)
Fathers -- Death.
Fathers and sons -- United States.
Downhill ski racing -- United States -- Biography.
Child surfers -- California -- Biography.
Aircraft accidents -- California -- San Bernardino Mountains.
Aircraft accident victims -- California -- Biography.
Compact discs, Book.

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kvainio Dec 29, 2011

I started reading this book from the shelves at Chapters and ended up buying it after I finished. I bought it so I could share it with friends/family. It's a great story about a father/son relationship, adventure, surfing, downhill skiing, and growing up. I loved all of the California references.

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