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Fire on the rim

a firefighter"s season at the Grand Canyon

by Stephen J. Pyne

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Published by Ballantine Books, a division of Random House, Inc. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wildfires,
  • Wildfire fighters,
  • Prevention and control

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen J. Pyne
    The Physical Object
    Pagination299 p. :
    Number of Pages299
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24941755M
    ISBN 100345362195
    ISBN 109780345362193
    LC Control Number88033763
    OCLC/WorldCa21980668

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