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Summer of Fire

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

24 out of 26 people found this review helpful.

YELLOWSTONE SUPERINTENDENT DURING THE FIRES OF 1988 COMMENTS ON SUMMER OF FIRE

Bob Barbee, who was the Superintendent of Yellowstone Park from 1983-1988 read SUMMER OF FIRE and called it 'uncannily accurate.' He also wrote, 'Linda Jacobs has produced a gripping novel about one of the most electrifying events in the annals of American wildfires ...
Bob Barbee, who was the Superintendent of Yellowstone Park from 1983-1988 read SUMMER OF FIRE and called it 'uncannily accurate.' He also wrote, 'Linda Jacobs has produced a gripping novel about one of the most electrifying events in the annals of American wildfires - the great Yellowstone fires of 1988. Through her fictional characters, Jacobs has captured the essence of the emotional coaster, high drama, and the outstanding performance of America's finest wild land fire fighters. She has done her homework well and the setting is completely accurate. This is a compelling work and I had difficulty putting it down.'

posted by Anonymous on June 18, 2005

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18 out of 37 people found this review helpful.

Haven't read yet

Although with people who INSIST on telling the whole story here, instead of giving us their opinion on the story, I won't have to. Come on people....just tell us what you thought of the book & stop wasting everyone's time by copying and pasting the whole story here. I h...
Although with people who INSIST on telling the whole story here, instead of giving us their opinion on the story, I won't have to. Come on people....just tell us what you thought of the book & stop wasting everyone's time by copying and pasting the whole story here. I have a little secret for you: it doesn't make you look one little bit smarter, lol!

posted by Dizzymizzy on September 16, 2011

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 21, 2011

    Negative Review

    This book was very tedious to read. I did not enjoy it.

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 10, 2011

    Just to much

    This book was about 150 pages to long.

    2 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 4, 2013

    Awful Waste of Time

    Didn't get more than 70 pages into this, and just couldn't finish. Author jumps from one scene to another constantly as a means of giving you background, so book lacks flow. Character was toooo unrealistic. Female firefighter goes to fight a wildfire, and she's pretty much driving around by herself saving people even though she knows nothing about wildfires. Then she goes to dinner in a pretty violet dress and wearing Wind Song perfume. Sure, that's what I would have packed, along with my Manolo Blahnik shoes.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 26, 2011

    Just could not get involved in the storyline. The author brought quite a few characters into the story, but never went anywhere with them. Its hard for me to give up on a book but this one is going into the delete pile.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 24, 2011

    Dissapointed in service on this product

    I bought this book and downloaded it to my Nook but when I try to open it It just goes back to the My Library page. Have not been able to read this book though it was purchased Sept 16th. Very dissappointed!

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2011

    Disappointed

    I did learn some things about fires that go through our forests, and the techniques it requires for fire fighters but as the plot and story line.... boring.

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  • Posted October 17, 2011

    ????????

    i downloaded this book as the free friday nook book....it will not open on my nook...how do i open this???

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 17, 2011

    Not likey to recommend.

    For me it was a little hard to get into. Story topic was pretty good.

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