In This Lively Account Of One Fire Season, Pyne Introduces Us To The Tightly Knit World Of A Fire Crew, To The Complex Geography Of The North Rim, To The Technique And Changing Philosophy Of Fire Management. Stephen Pyne spent 15 summers fighting forest fires His new very enlightening and entertaining book is somewhat misleading as he has actually compressed those 15 years into what purports to be one summer Although the book does not cover the famous Yellowstone fires of 1988 it does address some of the issues which they have brought to the forefront Pyne was a member of the committee reviewing the consequences of the Yellowstone fires The book is full of human detail what it
This is a well written accont of several summers spent by the author fighting forest fires in the Grand Canyon area It deals with the ongoing struggle of environmentalism as opposed to those who are less c
The author spent 15 seasons on fire crews on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon for the U.S Forest Service I recommend this book to anyone who wants to hear a different perspective of the Grand Canyon You hear a lot about fighti
Not bad, good information for my purposes.
- 336 pages
- Fire on the Rim
- Stephen J. Pyne
- 06 April 2018 Stephen J. Pyne