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Western Lit: The Life of a Wildland Firefighter Is Chronicled in ‘Ahead of the Flaming Front’

Jerry D. Mathes’ second nonfiction book, Ahead of the Flaming Front, portrays the day-to-day life of a wildland firefighter. With a poet’s sense of language, Mathes describes his experiences as a rookie, gaining knowledge as he rises through the ranks. Mathes works mostly for the Krassel Heli-Rappellers, a fire crew that works out of the […]