Philip Connors - Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 7:00pm

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Philip Connors discusses Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout ($24.99). A decade ago Philip Connors left work as an editor at the Wall Street Journal and took a job far from Manhattan: working as one of the last fire lookouts in America. This work is Connors’ remarkable reflection on work, our place in the wild, and the charms of solitude.

Read the interview with Philip Connors on the Book Passage Blog

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$24.99
ISBN: 9780061859366
Availability: Special Order
Published: Ecco - April 1st, 2011

"Fire Season both evokes and honors the great hermit celebrants of nature, from Dillard to Kerouac to Thoreau--and I loved it."
--J.R. Moehringer, author of The Tender Bar

" Connors's] adventures in radical solitude make for profoundly absorbing, restorative reading."
--Walter Kirn, author of Up in the Air