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Norman Ollestad (1)

This page covers the author of Crazy for the Storm: A Memoir of Survival.

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Norman Ollestad (born May 30, 1967) is an American author of contemporary fiction and non-fiction. Ollestad is also an avid surfer and skier. On February 19, 1979, he was in a plane crash with his father; his father's girlfriend, Sandra; and the pilot of a chartered Cessna. Sandra was 30. Norman's father was 43. Norman was 11. By the end of the 9-hour ordeal, Norman was the only survivor. He wrote about the tragedy in his 2009 bestseller Crazy For The Storm: A Memoir Of Survival. He has also written a novel, 'Driftwood', which was released in 2006. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_Ollestad

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