On the Fireline: Living and Dying with Wildland Firefighters

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In this rugged account of a rugged profession, Matthew Desmond explores the heart and soul of the wildland firefighter. Having joined a firecrew in Northern Arizona as a young man, Desmond relates his experiences with intimate knowledge and native ease, adroitly balancing emotion with analysis and action with insight. On the Fireline shows that these firefighters aren't the adrenaline junkies or romantic heroes as they're so often portrayed. An immersion into a dangerous world, On the Fireline is also a sophisticated ...

On the Fireline: Living and Dying with Wildland Firefighters 2009, University of Chicago Press

ISBN-13: 9780226144092

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On the Fireline: Living and Dying with Wildland Firefighters 2007, University of Chicago Press, Chicago

ISBN-13: 9780226144085

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