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Young Men and Fire

By: Maclean, Norman

Price: $2.29

Publisher: University Of Chicago Press: 1993-11-05

Seller ID: 053986

ISBN: 0226500624

Condition: Used: Very Good


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 1992. "A magnificent drama of writing, a tragedy that pays tribute to the dead and offers rescue to the living.... Macle... View more info

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Young Men and Fire

By: Maclean, Norman

Price: $2.29

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 1992-01-01

Seller ID: 075123

ISBN: 0226500624

Condition: Used: Very Good


Softcover in Very Good condition. Pages are clean. Binding is tight. Light surface and edge wear. Light pencil markings on some pages. Ships same or next day. View more info