YOUNG MEN AND FIRE
Author: Norman Maclean
Publisher: UNIVERSITY CHICAGO PRESS, Jul 2001
A riveting account of the Mann Gulch forest fire that took the lives of 13 Forest Service firefighters. 302 pgs.
By the author of A River Runs Through It, a riveting account of the Mann Gulch forest fire that took the lives of 13 Forest Service firefighters.
"Maclean was one of our finest writers. Here the author of A River Runs Through It has given us the deep and compelling story of Montana's Mann Gulch fire." - Annie Dillard
"You've got to read this book... It is the redolent of Melville." - Dennis Drabelle, Washington Post Book World
"Maclean is always with the brave young dead...They could not have found a storyteller with a better claim to represent their honor...A great book." - James Kincaid, New York Times Book Review