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Between the dragon and his wrath : recollections of a career smokejumper / Mark R. Corbet.

Corbet, Mark R., (author.).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Sage Library System.

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Summary:

A rare glimpse into the world of a smokejumper, these narratives take you along as he and his comrades parachute into the forests of America combating wildfires, working to exhaustion, laughing out loud at themselves and witnessing nature's astonishing beauty. From Virginia to Alaska and across the western United States, experience the struggles and hardships of this frequently grueling job and perhaps gains some insight into why so many consider it the best job they ever had.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker Halfway Branch 363.379 .C789b 2017 (Text) 37814003476877 NON-FICTION - NEW Book System_Only_3months 09/26/2019 Available -
Grant County Library 363.3 CORBETT (Text) 37845000517966 Adult Non-Fiction Book System_Only_6months 04/25/2020 Available -
Harney County Library 634.9 CORBET (Text) 37720000567123 New Adult Display Book Branch_Only_3months 04/26/2018 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780692987179
  • Physical Description: xii, 193 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Bend, Oregon : Maverick Publications, [2017]

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Summary, etc.:
A rare glimpse into the world of a smokejumper, these narratives take you along as he and his comrades parachute into the forests of America combating wildfires, working to exhaustion, laughing out loud at themselves and witnessing nature's astonishing beauty. From Virginia to Alaska and across the western United States, experience the struggles and hardships of this frequently grueling job and perhaps gains some insight into why so many consider it the best job they ever had.
Mark worked as a smokejumper for 31 seasons, helping to train hundreds of rookie smokejumpers and making 305 jumps to remote wildfires.
Subject: Corbet, Mark R.
Smokejumping > United States > Anecdotes.
Smokejumpers > United States > Anecdotes.
Wildfires > United States > Anecdotes.
Topic Heading: Oregon authors.

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