Fire On The Mountain

Author: Dale A. Johnson
ISBN: 1435739922
Size: 13.93 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: 66.35 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 ...

My Lost Brothers

Author: Brendan McDonough
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
ISBN: 9781410492289
Size: 41.26 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: 29.92 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.

The Esperanza Fire

Author: John Maclean
Publisher: Counterpoint Press
ISBN: 161902148X
Size: 20.58 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: 46.98 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: 70.38 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 Fire Outside My Window

Author: Sandra Millers Younger
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0762799323
Size: 36.97 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 ...

Ghosts Of The Fireground

Author: Peter M. Leschak
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062517783
Size: 80.62 MB
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Ghosts of the Fireground weaves seamlessly between Father Pernin's struggle with an inferno so hot that not even the Peshtigo River guaranteed safety to Peter Leschak's breathtaking frontline battles 130 years later, offering a compelling ...


Author: Jason A. Ramos
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062319647
Size: 55.20 MB
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One select group of men and women are part of America's front-line defense: smokejumpers. The smokejumper program operates through both the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management.