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Mountains of memory : a fire lookout's life in the River of No Return Wilderness

Author: Don Scheese
Publisher: Iowa City : University of Iowa State, ©2001.
Series: American land and life series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this work, seasoned wilderness dweller Don Scheese charts a long season of watching for and fighting fires in Idaho's River of No Return Wilderness - the largest federal wilderness area in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Don Scheese; Don Scheese
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Scheese
ISBN: 0877457832 0877457840 9780877457831 9780877457848
OCLC Number: 123147608
Awards: Commended for Minnesota Book Award (Autobiography/Memoir) 2002
Description: xxx, 224 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Settling in --
2. Working a lookout --
3. Visitors --
4. Independence Day --
5. Eyes in the sky : brief history of fire lookouts --
6. Some former inhabitants --
7. Running the river --
8. Midsummer musings and field notes --
9. Fire on the mountain, lightning in the air --
10. Society --
11. Friends --
12. Pleasing prospects --
13. Getting to the source of things --
14. The Bighorn Crags --
15. The Eagle Bar Fire --
16. Hunting, the fundamental diversion --
17. The habit of walking --
18. The fires of fall --
19. Worship --
20. Last visitors --
21. Disappearances --
22. The state of nature.
Series Title: American land and life series.
Responsibility: Don Scheese ; foreword by Wayne Franklin.

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