BookMark: A Season of Fire: Four Months on the Firelines in the American West, by Douglas Gantenbein ( Penguin, 2003)

April 12, 2006

Turn on the nightly news these days, and you'll see footage of flames, burning homes, and soot-blackened firefighters . . . . evidence that we're at the beginning of the 2006 wildfire season in west Texas. All the more reason, says reviewer John Sengle, to put "A Season of Fire", by Douglas Gantenbein, on your summer reading list.