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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FIRE ON THE RIM: A Firefighter's Season in the Gra

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Forest fires are both the subject and the main characters in this mesmerizing account by a MacArthur Prize-winning professor who spent 15 summers as a "Longshot" firefighter. The result is a heady ... Read full review

Contents

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