Granite Mountain

The Firsthand Account of a Tragic Wildfire, Its Lone Survivor, and the Firefighters Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice
Original Publish Date: May 03, 2016
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.07 hours)
Product Number: Z100103710
Released: May 03, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781478940036
Narrator/s: John Glouchevitch
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
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In this gripping memoir, the sole survivor of the disastrous 2013 fire in Yarnell, Arizona recalls the natural disaster that took the lives of 19 hotshots-firefighters trained specifically to battle wildfires. Brendan McDonough was on the verge of becoming an inveterate heroin addict when he decided to enlist in Granite Mountain, an elite hotshot crew of wildland firefighters based in Arizona. Thanks to his crew's firm but loving encouragement, McDonough made the cut and battled many extreme blazes alongside his newfound "brothers," receiving a life with purpose as part of a team. Then, on June 30, 2013, during a fire at which McDonough was serving as lookout, a freak inferno trapped and killed all 19 members of his crew. Granite Mountain traces McDonough's minute-by-minute account of witnessing his fellow hotshots' brave, selfless battle-as well as its aftermath.

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Product Number EB00622646
Released: May 03, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Hachette Books
ISBN: #9780316308168

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