American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land

American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land

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Combining the reportage with the eye-opening insights, American Fire is the tragedy of our time.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781520075846
Publisher: Dreamscape Media
Publication date: 07/11/2017
Edition description: Unabridged
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 5.04(h) x 1.13(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Monica Hesse is a feature writer for the Washington Post. Winner of the Edgar Award and a finalist for a Livingston and James Beard Award, she is also the author of Girl in the Blue Coat. She lives in Washington, DC.

Table of Contents

Preface xi

1 "Charge That Line!" 3

2 "The South Starts Here" 12

3 "Orange in the Sky" 21

4 Charlie 35

5 Monomanie Incendiaire 43

6 Tonya 50

7 "Like A Ghost" 57

8 "Tell Us What You Know about That" 71

9 Charlie and Tonya 82

10 SchröDinger's Evidence 90

11 The Eastern Shore Arsonist Hunters 97

12 "I've seen Enough Ass to Know" 105

13 "Like Hell Was Coming Up Through the Ground" 113

14 Tonya And Charlie 120

15 "They're Not Hunters At All" 127

16 "I didn't Light Them All" 131

17 "Someday they'll go Down Together" 138

18 "Everybody Has A Reason For Why They Do Things in Life" 144

19 "I can't Tell You Something I don't Know" 156

20 "Midnight Without Makeup" 169

21 The Broken Things 173

22 "Time To Wake Up" 185

23 Burned 194

24 "We'd Done It Before" 196

25 "They Came Out Of Everywhere" 215

26 "Moral Turpitude" 225

27 What Happened Next 229

28 "It's over" 236

Acknowledgments 241

Notes 245

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American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Started alittle slow but book overall delightful. Area (Rt13) familiar to me in my travels so book had added meaning. Recommended
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was riveted to this story of fire, firefighting, law and order, and love.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thoroughly engaging. I couldn't put it down.