Gunflint Burning: Fire in the Boundary Waters

Cary J. Griffith (Author)
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Description

On May 5, 2007, two days into his twenty-seventh trip to the Boundary Waters, Stephen Posniak found a perfect spot on Ham Lake and set about making a campfire. Over the next two weeks, the fire he set would consume 75,000 acres of forest and 144 build

Product Details

Price
$25.95
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date
May 08, 2018
Pages
304
Dimensions
6.2 X 1.1 X 9.0 inches | 1.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781517903411

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About the Author

Cary J. Griffith is the author of four books, including Lost in the Wild: Danger and Survival in the North Woods; Opening Goliath, winner of the 2010 Minnesota Book Award; Wolves, winner of a Midwest Book Award; and Sava

Reviews

Skillfully wielding his narrative talent, Cary J. Griffith leads readers into the blistering heart of the 2007 Ham Lake fire, one of the most destructive in Minnesota history.
--Peter M. Leschak, author of Ghosts of the Fireground


Cary J. Griffith invites his readers beneath the smoke and flames of a running crown wildfire to show us the massive coordinated response to one camper's carelessness. His precise research and his clearheaded storytelling serve admirably to unde