Fire On The Mountain

Author: Dale A. Johnson
ISBN: 1435739922
Size: 38.90 MB
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Biography of experiences by an American living in Southeast Turkey and Northern Iraq during and after the first Gulf War.

Young Men And Fire

Author: Norman Maclean
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022645035X
Size: 80.28 MB
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It tells one of the most infamous stories in the history of wildland firefighting: On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote ...

Fire And Ashes

Author: John N. Maclean
Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN: 9780805072129
Size: 38.40 MB
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A history of American wildfires recounts the most significant fires, sharing front-line stories, past and present firefighting strategies, and the apparent increase in fire occurrence and intensity in recent years.

My Lost Brothers

Author: Brendan McDonough
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
ISBN: 9781410492289
Size: 76.87 MB
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My Lost Brothers is a gripping memoir that traces Brendan McDonough's escape from the dead end of drug addiction through finding his purpose among the elite firefighters of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, and a harrowing first-person account ...

The Fire Line

Author: Fernanda Santos
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250054036
Size: 23.87 MB
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“In Fernanda Santos’ expert hands, the story of 19 men and a raging wildfire unfolds as a riveting, pulse-pounding account of an American tragedy; and also as a meditation on manhood, brotherhood and family love.

Fire On The Rim

Author: Stephen J. Pyne
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295805226
Size: 63.92 MB
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In this lively account of one [fire] season, Pyne introduces us to the tightly knit world of a fire crew, to the complex geography of the North Rim, to the technique and changing philosophy of fire management.

The Esperanza Fire

Author: John Maclean
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
ISBN: 161902148X
Size: 32.25 MB
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In that atmosphere of heightened expectation the jury entered a Riverside County Superior Court room in southern California to render a decision in the trial of Raymond Oyler, charged with murder for setting the Esperanza Fire of 2006, ...

Jumping Fire

Author: Murry A. Taylor
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547541074
Size: 45.68 MB
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During one incendiary summer, Murry Taylor kept an extensive journal of his day-to-day activities as an Alaskan smokejumper.

On The Burning Edge

Author: Kyle Dickman
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0553392131
Size: 23.69 MB
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Praise for On the Burning Edge “What makes this book a tear-jerking classic is the seamless manner in which Dickman weaves a century of fire-management history into the fully realized stories of the men’s lives—the sweat, the ...

The Thirtymile Fire

Author: John N. Maclean
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
ISBN: 1466856696
Size: 60.20 MB
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Weaving together the astonishing stories told by the witnesses, the victims' family members, and the official reports, Maclean produces a dramatic narrative of a catastrophe that has changed the way fire is fought.