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Fire: A Brief History (Cycle of Fire Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books)
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 029598144X
ISBN-13: 9780295981444
Publisher: University of Washington Press
Release Date: January, 2001
Length: 224 Pages
Weight: 12.8 ounces
Dimensions: 9 X 6.1 X 0.8 inches
Language: English

Fire: A Brief History (Cycle of Fire Weyerhaeuser Environmental Books)

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"The fate of humanity, like the fate of the earth, is tied to the fires that have made the world as we know it--the fires whose history is told as well in this book as it has ever been told before. If one wants to understand just how completely the story of the human past is also the story of fire on earth, there is no better pla...
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  Pyne's Fire in America

I find Pyne's writing not only expert in his content, but thoroughly enjoyable reading. Once I read one of his, I had to buy and read the others. Yes, he uses big words sometimes, yes, he quotes fine literature sometimes -- But I see these things as eloquence -- and I learn what I had not known. I'd sure like to meet him some day, and discuss some fires with him!