Fire flight [electronic resource] : A Novel. John J Nance.
- ISBN: 9780743261616 (electronic bk)
- Date Published: 2003.
|Summary, etc.:|| From New York Times bestselling author and "master of the airborne thriller" John J. Nance comes Fire Flight, a ripped-from-the-headlines adventure about the extraordinary pilots who risk their lives flying substandard airplanes in a little-known and lopsided war against our nation's wildfires. Veteran pilot Clark Maxwell thought his fire bombing days were well behind him. But when Jerry Stein, Maxwell's friend and airtanker fleet-owner, calls at the height of the fire season to beg him to reenter the war, he doesn't hesitate. A pair of ferocious forest fires is raging out of control, threatening to destroy Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks and incinerate thousands of area homes. As the wildfires spread, whipped by massive winds, and the federal forces arrayed against the fires reach their limits, anxiety grows in the local population. A paranoia plagues the fire bombers and smoke jumpers as well, after a mysterious string of violent airborne accidents a...
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2003. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 462 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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