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Fire on the rim : a firefighter's season at the Grand Canyon

Author: Stephen J Pyne
Publisher: Seattle : University of Washington Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Named Person: Stephen J Pyne; Stephen J Pyne
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen J Pyne
ISBN: 0295974834 9780295974835
OCLC Number: 32550426
Notes: Originally published: New York :Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1989.
Description: xv, 323 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Stephen J. Pyne ; with a new preface by the author.

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Stephen J. Pyne is to fire what Theodore White was to American politics, an insider who can explain how his subject works and affects our lives... In Fire on the Rim Pyne has compressed accounts of Read more...

 
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