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Fire in Paradise : an American tragedy
Title:
Fire in Paradise : an American tragedy
ISBN:
9781324005148
Edition:
1st ed.
Physical Description:
244 pages : maps ; 24 cm.
Contents:
Paradise. A gold rush town ; Off the grid ; Firebrands -- Hell. Daybreak ; Stay or go ; The cemetary ; The day after -- Ashes and seeds. A city dispersed ; Search and recovery ; A pile of ashes ; The perfect fire.
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Summary:
Bay Area-based reporters for The Guardian, Alastair Gee and Dani Anguiano, relate the story of the worst American wildfire in a century, weaving together a portrait of the remarkable California community of 27,000 souls, destroyed wholesale in a fire that left 86 dead, while offering a bigger-picture exploration of the science of wildfires in a time of dramatic climate change. Alastair Gee is a seasoned science/nature writer based in San Francisco and Dani Anguiano is a local reporter from nearby Chico, who personally knows many of the heroes, first responders, and victims.
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