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Fire season : [field notes from a wilderness lookout]

Author: Philip Connors; Sean Runnette; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publisher: [Ashland, OR] : Blackstone Audio, Inc., 2011.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Biography : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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For nearly a decade, Philip Connors has spent half of each year in a seven-by-seven-foot fire-lookout tower, ten thousand feet above sea level in one of the most remote territories of New Mexico. One of the least developed parts of the country, the first region designated as an official wilderness area in the world, it is also one of the most fire-prone, suffering more than thirty thousand lightning strikes each  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Natural history literature
Audiobooks
Biography
Named Person: Philip Connors
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Connors; Sean Runnette; Blackstone Audio, Inc.
ISBN: 9781441782120 1441782125 9781441782137 1441782133
OCLC Number: 668945142
Notes: Subtitle from container.
Compact disc.
"Tracks Every 3 Minutes for Easy Bookmarking"--Container.
Performer(s): Read by Sean Runnette.
Description: 7 sound discs (ca. 8 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Responsibility: by Philip Connors.

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For nearly a decade, Philip Connors has spent half of each year in a seven-by-seven-foot fire-lookout tower, ten thousand feet above sea level in one of the most remote territories of New Mexico. One of the least developed parts of the country, the first region designated as an official wilderness area in the world, it is also one of the most fire-prone, suffering more than thirty thousand lightning strikes each year. Written with gusto and charm, Fire Season captures the grandeur of this most unusual job and place. Connors' time up on the peak is filled with drama--fires large and small; spectacular midnight lightning storms; surprise encounters with various wildlife. Filled with Connors' heartfelt reflections, Fire Season is a remarkable homage to the beauty of nature, the blessings of solitude, and the freedom of the independent spirit.

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