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Jumping Fire: A Smokejumper's Memoir of Fighting Wildfire in the West

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Jumping Fire: A Smokejumper's Memoir of Fighting Wildfire in the West - Taylor, Murry A, and Steele, Kati (Editor)
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During one incendiary summer, Murry Taylor kept an extensive journal of his day-to-day activities as an Alaskan smokejumper. It wasn't his first season fighting wildfires, and he's far from being a rookie-he's been on the job since 1965. Through this narrative of one busy season, Taylor reflects on the years of training, the harrowing adrenaline-fueled jumps, his brushes with death, the fires he conquered, and the ones that got away. It's a world full of bravado, one with epic battles of man versus nature, resulting in ...

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Jumping Fire: A Smokejumper's Memoir of Fighting Wildfire in the West 2000, Houghton Mifflin, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780151005895

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