Gunflint Burning: Fire in the Boundary Waters (Hardback)Cary J. Griffith (author)
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On May 5, 2007, two days into his twenty-seventh trip to the Boundary Waters, Stephen Posniak found a perfect spot on Ham Lake and set about making a campfire. Over the next two weeks, the fire he set would consume 75,000 acres of forest and 144 build
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Number of pages: 304
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 38 mm
Skillfully wielding his narrative talent, Cary J. Griffith leads readers into the blistering heart of the 2007 Ham Lake fire, one of the most destructive in Minnesota history.
-Peter M. Leschak, author of Ghosts of the Fireground
Cary J. Griffith invites his readers beneath the smoke and flames of a running crown wildfire to show us the massive coordinated response to one camper's carelessness. His precise research and his clearheaded storytelling serve admirably to unde
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