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Gunflint Burning: Fire in the Boundary Waters

$ 16.95

The story of the Ham Lake fire, at the time the most destructive wildfire in modern Minnesota history—the blaze, the firefighters’ battle, the human toll

 

Gunflint Burning is a comprehensive account of the dramatic events around the Ham Lake fire of 2007, one of the largest wildfires in Minnesota history. In sharp detail, Cary J. Griffith describes the key events of the fire as they unfold, transporting readers to the front lines of an epic struggle that was at times heroic, tragic, and sublime.

Cary J. Griffith is the author of four books, including Lost in the Wild: Danger and Survival in the North WoodsOpening Goliath, winner of the 2010 Minnesota Book Award; Wolves, winner of a Midwest Book Award; and Savage Minnesota, which was published serially in the Star Tribune. He lives in Rosemount, Minnesota.

  • Format: Paperback, 344 pages, 23 color plates, 1 map, 5 1/2 x 8 1/4
  • ISBN 978-1517903428
  • Publisher: University of Minnesota Press (2019)

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