The Resource After the fire: : a novel, Daniel Robinson, (electronic resource)

After the fire: : a novel, Daniel Robinson, (electronic resource)

Label
After the fire: : a novel
Title
After the fire:
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Daniel Robinson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Barnes, the supervisor of a Hot Shot wildfire suppression crew, is haunted by the season past, when many members of his dedicated, young team were killed in a Colorado forest fire that went all wrong, scorching the Hot Shots as they fled, some as they struggled into their fire shelters. He wakes each morning in the presence of their ghosts as they proceed across his bedroom or assemble at his kitchen table, their eyes asking questions that he cannot answer. As he tries to unravel the threads of what happened - what went wrong - he relives the deadly fire again and again in his mind. Barnes's responsibility for the lost lives is an unbearable weight upon him, lightened only by his neighbor, a little girl named Grace, who lives with her mother and grandfather. This family of three has its own struggles, and Barnes is able to help each of them through the simple act of friendship and, finally, one lucky act of salvation. But it is they who save him, ultimately, and as Barnes becomes more deeply enmeshed in their lives, he understands that the ghosts may not be with him forever. Robinson skillfully pieces together the past while interweaving it with the present, creating an unforgettable mosaic of heroism, fatal errors, sorrow, and hope
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1954-
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Robinson, Daniel
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Fire fighters
  • Smokejumpers
  • Forest fires
  • Grief
  • Electronic books
  • Colorado
Target audience
adult
Label
After the fire: : a novel, Daniel Robinson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11842303
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11842303
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11842303
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11842303
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
After the fire: : a novel, Daniel Robinson, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11842303
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11842303
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11842303
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11842303
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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