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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: John Maclean Narrator: Pete Larkin Publisher: Highbridge Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2013 ISBN: 9781622312672
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A riveting, you-are-there account of the tightly knit forest service engine crew that perished battling "the perfect storm of wildland fires." It led to the first-ever conviction of a wildland arsonist for first-degree murder. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “Maclean is a fine storyteller…He writes a chiseled prose that does justice to the action.”

    Washington Post

  • “At a time when wildfires and arson continue to haunt us, this new book by John McLean deserves a wide audience.”

    Barnes & Noble, editorial review

  • “For readers interested in firefighting and wildfires, this book will fascinate.”

    Library Journal

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About the Author
John Maclean is a Paralympian and was the first wheelchair athlete to complete the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon World Championships and swim the English Channel. He is the founder of The John Maclean Foundation, assisting children in wheelchairs and their families. John lives in Australia with his wife, Amanda, and son, Jack.
About the Narrator

Pete Larkin has narrated dozens of audiobook titles, won five Earphones Awards, and been a finalist in 2012 for the prestigious Audie Award for best narration. He has been praised for his expert ability to speak in multiple accents. He is also an on-camera host and accomplished voice-over artist for hundreds of commercials and promos for a variety of companies, corporations, and governmental agencies. He was the public address announcer for the New York Mets and has worked as a radio jockey in New York, Baltimore, and Washington, DC.