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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

Label
Crazy for the storm : a memoir of survival
Title
Crazy for the storm
Title remainder
a memoir of survival
Statement of responsibility
Norman Ollestad
Creator
Subject
Genre
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
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
319049
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ollestad, Norman
Dewey number
  • 979.4/0530922
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Interest level
UG
LC call number
CT275.O475
LC item number
A3 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
5.2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
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  • Ollestad, Norman
  • Ollestad, Norman
  • Ollestad, Norman
  • Aircraft accident victims
  • Aircraft accidents
  • Child surfers
  • Downhill ski racing
  • Fathers and sons
  • Fathers
  • Competition (Psychology)
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a memoir of survival
Label
Crazy for the storm : a memoir of survival, Norman Ollestad
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
737105
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
272 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061766725
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008053675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061766725
  • (OCoLC)262884179
Label
Crazy for the storm : a memoir of survival, Norman Ollestad
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
737105
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
272 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780061766725
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008053675
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780061766725
  • (OCoLC)262884179

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