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Norman Ollestad
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Marjorie's World of Books
Marjorie's World of Books rated it 6 years ago
Nathan is a struggling artist who is able to paint a technically perfect reproduction of other artists’ work but he’s been unable to find the emotional element needed to create masterpieces of his own. Then he meets a young uninhibited French girl, Anais, who may be just the muse that he needs. He ...
BUGGY
BUGGY rated it 9 years ago
Opening Line: “February 19,1979. At seven that morning my dad, his girlfriend Sandra and I took off from Santa Monica Airport headed for the mountains of Big Bear.”Set amid the wild uninhibited surf culture of Malibu and Mexico in the late 1970’s, Crazy For The Storm is a fascinating memoir that was...
Lost in the Stacks
Lost in the Stacks rated it 13 years ago
Moving memoir of a man who survived the plane crash that killed his adventurous father. Great summer read.
debnance
debnance rated it 14 years ago
Men have it rough in our world, and boys have it even rougher. Norman Ollestad tells the story of the tough time he had growing up with a demanding father and a demanding stepfather. The trials he suffered as a boy served him well when he had to find a way to survive after a plane crash. I liked thi...
willemite
willemite rated it 14 years ago
In this fast, engaging tale Norman Ollestad tells about how he survived a mountaintop plane crash as an 11-year-old, a crash that killed the pilot, his father and his father’s girlfriend, and how his relationship with his father, and the skills he had learned under his tutelage, had prepared him for...
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