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Fire fighters : stories of survival from the front lines of firefighting

Author: Clint Willis
Publisher: New York : Thunder's Mouth Press, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : English
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Contains over twenty true accounts by and about firefighters who survived life threatening situations in the course of their work.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clint Willis
ISBN: 1560254025 9781560254027
OCLC Number: 49355678
Description: xi, 351 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Blowup; what went wrong at Storm King Mountain / Sebstian Junger --
Which way did he run? / David Grann --
from The fire inside; firefighters talk about their lives / Steve Delsohn --
from Fire line; summer battles of the West / Michael Thoele --
from Working / Studs Terkel --
from Will the circle be unbroken? / Studs Terkel --
from Report from Engine Co. 82 / Dennis Smith --
from On fire / Larry Brown --
The chief / Elizabeth Kolbert --
Bound upon a wheel of fire / Sallie Tisdale --
from Young men and fire / Norman Maclean. from Fire on the rim / Stephen J. Pyne --
from USFS 1919; the ranger, the cook and a hole in the sky / Norman Maclean --
from The journey home / Edward Abbey --
A reporter at large; fire / Thomas Hackett --
from Yellowstone's red summer / Alan Carey and Sandy Carey --
from Seasonal; a life outside / Ed Engle --
Pride and glory of firefighting is hard to resist / Louise Wagenknecht --
The fires next time / Rick Bass --
from The pine barrens / John McPhee --
When every one is panic stricken / Stephen Crane.
Responsibility: edited by Clint Willis.
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Contains over twenty true accounts by and about firefighters who survived life threatening situations in the course of their work.

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