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FIREHOUSE

By: DAVID HALBERSTAM

Price: $12.00

Publisher: HYPERION:

Seller ID: IM497419


"If you have tears, prepare to shed them."--Frank McCourt""In the firehouse, the men not only live and eat with each other, they play sports together, go off to drink together, help repair one another's houses, and, most important, share terrifying risks; their loyalties to each other must, by the demands of the dangers they face, be instinctive and absolute."" So writes David Halberstam, one of America's most distinguished reporters and historians, in this stunning"... View more info

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HELL ON EARTH : THE WILDFIRE PANDEMIC

By: DAVID L. PORTER

Price: $7.50

Publisher: TOM DOHERTY:

Seller ID: IM248947


The world is burning, and it appears that we are to blame. Devastating wildfires are increasing throughout the United States. Each year, more and more acres of the Brazilian rain forest are destroyed in ferocious blazes. Vast areas of wilderness around the world are dying, setting the stage for a human and environmental tragedy. David L. Porter had been covering wild fires in the American Southwest for more than twelve years. The loss of his Lake Arrowhead home to ... View more info

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FIRE LINE

By: FERNANDA SANTOS

Price: $12.00

Publisher: PICADOR (MPS):

Seller ID: IM330210


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YOUNG MEN & FIRE

By: NORMAN MACLEAN

Price: $7.00

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS:

Seller ID: IM57179


On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana wilderness. Two hours after their jump, all but three of these men were dead or mortally burned. Haunted by these deaths for forty years, Norman Maclean puts back together the scattered pieces of the Mann Gulch tragedy. "Young Men and Fire" won the National Book Critics Circle Award in... View more info

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YOUNG MEN & FIRE

By: NORMAN MACLEAN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS:

Seller ID: IM473391


On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, the Smokejumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana wilderness. Two hours after their jump, all but three of these men were dead or mortally burned. Haunted by these deaths for forty years, Norman Maclean puts back together the scattered pieces of the Mann Gulch tragedy. "Young Men and Fire" won the National Book Critics Circle Award in... View more info

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FIRE

By: SEBASTIAN JUNGER

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM3616


A riveting collection of literary journalism by the bestselling author of The Perfect Storm, capped off brilliantly by a new Afterword and a timely essay about war-torn Afghanistan -- a superb eyewitness report about the Taliban's defeat in Kabul -- new to book form.Sebastian Junger has made a specialty of bringing to life the drama of nature and human nature. Few writers have been to so many disparate and desperate corners of the globe. Fewer still have met the st... View more info

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FIRE

By: SEBASTIAN JUNGER

Price: $10.00

Publisher: NORTON W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

Seller ID: IM117042


For readers and viewers of The Perfect Storm, opening this long-awaited new work by Sebastian Junger will be like stepping off the deck of the Andrea Gail and into the inferno of a fire burning out of control in the steep canyons of Idaho. Here is the same meticulous prose brought to bear on the inner workings of a terrifying elemental force; here is a cast of characters risking everything in an effort to bring that force under control. Few writers have been to so many d... View more info

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FIRE

By: SEBASTIAN JUNGER

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NORTON W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

Seller ID: IM117043


For readers and viewers of The Perfect Storm, opening this long-awaited new work by Sebastian Junger will be like stepping off the deck of the Andrea Gail and into the inferno of a fire burning out of control in the steep canyons of Idaho. Here is the same meticulous prose brought to bear on the inner workings of a terrifying elemental force; here is a cast of characters risking everything in an effort to bring that force under control. Few writers have been to so many d... View more info