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ISBN: 0374177260 / ISBN-13: 9780374177263

Irons in the Fire

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  • Irons in the Fire (Farrar Straus Giroux) – Hardcover (1997)
    by John McPhee

    Irons in the Fire

    Hardcover, Farrar Straus Giroux
    1997
    English
    216 pages

    ISBN: 0374177260
    ISBN-13: 9780374177263

    The title piece of this collection resulted from a casual conversation in which a friend of John McPhee's told him that he had recently been in Nevada and had seen at a remote crossroads a white vehicle with whirling red-and-blue roof lights and the Nevada state seal on the door. Above the seal, where he expected to see the words State Police, he saw the words Brand Inspector. This suggested to him that cattle rustling was not just history in Nevada. He told McPhee that he had thought of him, and what a reporter might learn ... Show more

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