Title: Burning Down the House : Fighting Fires and Losing Myself. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  Thomas Allen Publishers, Toronto, 2008, ISBN:9780887623295
Seller ID: 77950
WANGERSKY, Russell. Burning Down the House : Fighting Fires and Losing Myself. (Toronto) : Thomas Allen Publishers, (2008). First Edition. Pp. (6),[vii]-xiii,(1),-271,(3). 8vo, black cloth with metallic red lettering to spine. Russell Wangersky (b. 1962, New Haven, Connecticut). The Newfoundland author provides a gripping insight into the daily life and psychology of first responders in Canada, stemming from his eight years' spent as a volunteer firefighter. "Visceral and affecting, Burning Down the House is an insightful account into the perilous world of firefighting and an unforgettable memoir of how, in finding his passion, Wangersky lost himself." - from the dj. Very good in clean, crisp, unclipped dustjacket. 18.00