The Resource Crazy for the storm: : a memoir of survival, Norman Ollestad, (electronic resource)

Crazy for the storm: : a memoir of survival, Norman Ollestad, (electronic resource)

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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
From the age of three, Norman Ollestad was thrust into the world of surfing and competitive downhill skiing by the intense, charismatic father he both idolized and resented. Yet it was these exhilarating tests of skill that prepared "Boy Wonder," as his father called him, to become a fearless champion-and ultimately saved his life. Flying to a ski championship ceremony in February 1979, the chartered Cessna carrying Norman, his father, his father's girlfriend, and the pilot crashed into the San Gabriel Mountains and was suspended at 8,200 feet, engulfed in a blizzard. Norman's father was dead, and the devastated eleven-year-old had to descend the treacherous, icy mountain alone. Set amid the spontaneous, uninhibited surf culture of Malibu and Mexico in the late 1970s, this riveting memoir recalls Ollestad's childhood and the magnetic man whose determination and love infuriated and inspired him-and also taught him to overcome the indomitable. As it illuminates the complicated bond between an extraordinary father and his son, Ollestad's powerful and unforgettable true story offers remarkable insight for us all
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Midwest
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Ollestad, Norman
Dewey number
979.4/0530922
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other
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Read by Norman Ollestad
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  • Ollestad, Norman
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  • Ollestad, Norman
  • Aircraft accident victims
  • Aircraft accidents
  • Child surfers
  • Downhill ski racing
  • Ollestad, Norman
  • Ollestad, Norman
  • Fathers and sons
  • Fathers
  • Competition (Psychology)
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adult
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Label
Crazy for the storm: : a memoir of survival, Norman Ollestad, (electronic resource)
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MWT11586544
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 39 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780061901928
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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digital.
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MWT11586544
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sound
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other
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11586544
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Label
Crazy for the storm: : a memoir of survival, Norman Ollestad, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11586544
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 39 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780061901928
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11586544
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11586544
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
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not applicable

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