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Smokejumper

Jason A. Ramos

Smokejumper

a memoir by one of America"s most select airborne firefighters

by Jason A. Ramos

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smokejumping,
  • Smokejumpers,
  • Biography

  • About the Edition

    An insider account of the high-risk world of elite wilderness firefighters who parachute into deep-wilderness fire zones reveals the unique skills that smokejumpers must employ to fight dangerous fires and stay alive.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesSmoke jumper
    StatementJason A. Ramos and Julian Smith ; foreword by John N. Maclean
    ContributionsSmith, Julian, 1972- author, Maclean, John N., author of foreword
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD421.25. R36 A3 2015
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxii, 233 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27185717M
    ISBN 100062319620
    ISBN 109780062319623
    LC Control Number2015007015
    OCLC/WorldCa893897900


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