Fire On The Mountain

Author: Dale A. Johnson
Publisher: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1435739922
Size: 46.61 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: 78.70 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: 14.94 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.

The Fire Line

Author: Fernanda Santos
Publisher: Flatiron Books
ISBN: 1250054036
Size: 66.13 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.

My Lost Brothers

Author: Brendan McDonough
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
ISBN: 9781410492289
Size: 32.57 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 ...

Fire On The Rim

Author: Stephen J. Pyne
Publisher: University of Washington Press
ISBN: 0295805226
Size: 52.99 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: 48.16 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, ...

On The Burning Edge

Author: Kyle Dickman
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 0553392131
Size: 11.90 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: 29.88 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.

The Fire Outside My Window

Author: Sandra Millers Younger
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762799323
Size: 75.98 MB
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The Fire Outside My Window reveals the story of the Cedar Fire, the largest fire in California’s recorded history, which ravaged the San Diego area in late 2003, burning nearly 280,000 acres, destroying more than 2,200 homes and hundreds ...