Fire on the Wind

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Random House Childrens Books, Mar 10, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 198 pages
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Estora, known as Storie, is 13 and living in a logging camp in the Oregon forest with her family when the great fire of 1933 breaks out. Crew creates a sweeping panoramic view of the fire's terrifying impact on the Northwest while telling a suspenseful and satisfying tale of young love and family survival.

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About the author (1997)

As a native of Corvallis, Oregon, Linda Crew has long been aware of the story of Joshua and the "Holy Roller" cult, a part of the town's lore which is often reprinted in the local papers when some new cult tragedy makes headlines elsewhere in the world.

A graduate of the University of Oregon, Crew is the author of Fire on the Wind, Long Time Passing, and the award-winning Children of the River. She lives at Wake Robin Farm, in Corvallis With her husband and children.

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