Fire on the Rim: A Firefighter's Season at the Grand Canyon, Volume 4

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Ballantine Books, May 13, 1990 - Nature - 320 pages
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Describing his experiences as part of a seasonal forest fire crew, the author reveals the drama of the headline-making 1988 North Rim fire

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Review: Fire on the Rim: A Firefighter's Season at the Grand Canyon

User Review  - Jim - Goodreads

The author spent 15 seasons on fire crews on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon for the US Forest Service. I recommend this book to anyone who wants to hear a different perspective of the Grand Canyon ... Read full review

Review: Fire on the Rim: A Firefighter's Season at the Grand Canyon

User Review  - Nolan - Goodreads

This is a well-written accont of several summers spent by the author fighting forest fires in the Grand Canyon area. It deals with the ongoing struggle of environmentalism as opposed to those who are ... Read full review

Contents

Tours of Duty
17
CHAPTER TWO Tipover
45
CHAPTER THREE Powell Plateau
66
Copyright

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About the author (1990)

Stephen J. Pyne is a professor at Arizona State University. The author of ten acclaimed books on environmental history, he won the 1995 "Los Angeles Times'" Robert Kirsch Award for his career contribution to arts & letters. He lives in Glendale, Arizona.