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What drives some people to stand in the path of a wall of flame? Who are these brave, foolhardy, visionary firefighters? This intimate look at the elite groups that fight wildfires explores the trials, tragedies, and triumphs of these courageous few as they battle wilderness blazes from Alaska to Maine. From the grueling training of a smokejumper class in Montana, through harrowing fights with some up-close-and-personal wildfires, to a group of inspired conservationists who use fire as a tool for preservation, Karen Magnuson Beil takes readers where only a few have ventured--into the heart of one of nature's most destructive and unpredictable forces: fire.

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ISBN:
9780756941123
Author:
Beil, Karen Magnuson
Publisher:
Perfection Learning
Author:
Magnuson-Beil, Karen
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
Fire ecology
Subject:
Careers
Subject:
Science & Nature - Environmental Conservation & Protection
Subject:
Wildfires
Subject:
Children s-Reference Careers
Publication Date:
19990331
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
10.90x8.50x.40 in. 1.05 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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