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Fire on the Mountain : The True Story of the South Canyon Fire
Fire on the Mountain The True Story of the South Canyon Fire
Author: John N. Maclean
THE DRAMATIC TRUE ACCOUNT OF THE SOUTH CANYON — FIRE -- THE DEVASTATING FOREST FIRE THAT TOOK THE — LIVES OF FOURTEEN FIREFIGHTERS In this acclaimed bestseller of investigative journalism, John N. Maclean chronicles the deadly 1994 Colorado forest fire that was wrongly identified at the outset as occurring in South Canyon. This misidentifi...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780743410380
ISBN-10: 0743410386
Publication Date: 9/1/2000
Pages: 288
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3.5 stars, based on 12 ratings
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette
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Poignant, sometimes aggravating, always enthralling.
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I found this book quite interesting and it makes you wonder what those last few minutes were like for these folks. Not a fun way to go. MaClean has a very easy writing style to read. I enjoyed it.
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I read this book because my sister and her family lived on the other side of Storm King Mountain. After the fire my nephew decided to go into forest fire fighting because he idolized those people who put their lives on the line, while the bureaucrats were doing their petty in-fighting and game playing. I got so angry reading this account that at times I had to put it down for several days before continuing. This is an excellent book and should be read by everyone. It's not pretty, but it is important.


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