Set amid the wild, uninhibited surf culture of Malibu and Mexico in the late 1970s, Crazy for the Storm: A Memoir of Survival, by Norman Ollestad, is a riveting and moving memoir that will leave you on the edge of your seat. . A powerful and unforgettable true story illuminating the complicated bond between an extraordinary father and his extraordinary son. Ollestads account of surviving a plane crash in the California mountains when he was only 11 years old. 2010, first edition, 304 pages. 8 x 5.2 x 0.8 in.