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Fire in their eyes: wildfires and the people who fight them

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Publisher:
Harcourt Brace,
Pub. Date:
c1999.
Language:
English
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What drives some people to stand in the path of a wall of flame? Who are these brave, foolhardy, visionary firefighters? This intimate look at the elite groups that fight wildfires explores the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of these courageous few as they battle wilderness blazes from Alaska to Maine. From the grueling training of a smokejumper class in Montana, through harrowing fights with some up-close-and-personal wildfires, to a group of inspired conservationists who use fire as a tool for preservation, Karen Magnuson Beil takes readers where only a few have ventured--into the heart of one of nature’s most destructive and unpredictable forces: fire.
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9780152010430
9780817237745
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title Fire in their eyes : wildfires and the people who fight them
title_alt Wildfires and the people who fight them.
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