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The Resource On the fireline : living and dying with wildland firefighters, Matthew Desmond

On the fireline : living and dying with wildland firefighters, Matthew Desmond

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On the fireline : living and dying with wildland firefighters
Title
On the fireline
Title remainder
living and dying with wildland firefighters
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Desmond
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
Journeys inside the dangerous world of wildland firefighters to explore the reasons why men and women across the country risk their lives for low pay to fight forest fires, detailing the hazards and hardships of their career, the everyday facets of their lives, and the uniquely close bonds they form amongst themselves
Biography type
collective biography
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259429
Cataloging source
DLC
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Desmond, Matthew
Dewey number
363.37092/273
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SD421.24
LC item number
.D47 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Series statement
Fieldwork encounters and discoveries
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  • Wildfire fighters
  • Wildfires
  • Hazardous occupations
  • Risk-taking (Psychology)
Target audience
adult
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living and dying with wildland firefighters
Label
On the fireline : living and dying with wildland firefighters, Matthew Desmond
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
History and place. Country masculinity -- The sanctuary of the forest -- Training and discipline. A joke between brothers -- Real firefighters drive green engines -- Learning and burning -- Taking the "wild" out of wildfire -- Fire and death. The Beaver Creek Fire -- The incompetent dead
Control code
670258
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 369 pages
Isbn
9780226144085
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007010878
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780226144085
  • (OCoLC)86109930
Label
On the fireline : living and dying with wildland firefighters, Matthew Desmond
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-353) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
History and place. Country masculinity -- The sanctuary of the forest -- Training and discipline. A joke between brothers -- Real firefighters drive green engines -- Learning and burning -- Taking the "wild" out of wildfire -- Fire and death. The Beaver Creek Fire -- The incompetent dead
Control code
670258
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
ix, 369 pages
Isbn
9780226144085
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007010878
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780226144085
  • (OCoLC)86109930

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