On Fire

On Fire

eBook - 1994
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As firefighter and fireman-turned-author, as husband and hunter, and as father and son, Brown offers insights into the choices men face pursuing their life's work. And, in the forthright style we expect from Larry Brown, his diary builds incrementally and forcefully to the explanation of how one man who regularly confronted death began to burn with the desire to write about life.
Unflinching accounts of daily trauma - from the blistering heat of burning trailer homes to the crunch of broken glass at crash scenes - catapult readers into the hard reality that has driven Larry Brown.
On January 6, 1990, after seventeen years on the job, award-winning novelist Larry Brown quit the Oxford, Mississippi, Fire Department. With three published books to his credit and a fourth nearly finished, he made the risky decision to try life as a full-time writer. On Fire, his first work of nonfiction, looks back on his life as a full-time firefighter.
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 1994
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781565128088
9781565120099
Branch Call Number: 363.37 Br
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 182 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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