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Wildfire Mountain

Dr Ken Strahan

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Shawline Publishing Group
25 July 2023
CATASTROPHIC BUSHFIRES RACE UP THE MOUNTAIN INTO A CLOSE-KNIT COMMUNITY FORCED TO FIGHT FOR THEIR LIVES... In this thrilling recounting, neighbours and friends face death and loss amidst fires surging through mountainous bushland. They confront life and death choices and endure the perils of a fire out of control. Together they fight the raging inferno, desperately protecting their lives and the community they cherish. Each character responds to the overwhelming threat differently, remaking themselves through the tragedy and devastation and realising how precious their lives really are. Despite their fear and loss amongst the flames, love, hope and friendship nurture their survival on wildfire mountain.
Imprint:   Shawline Publishing Group
Country of Publication:   Australia
ISBN:   9781922993397
ISBN 10:   1922993395
Pages:   232
Publication Date:  
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Ken Strahan is a social researcher providing consultancy services to industry and government through Strahan Research. Dr Strahan has spoken to thousands of people impacted by wildfire and has unique insights into human behaviour during fire. He has published numerous papers on his theory of self-evacuation archetypes and has captured the essence of this in this book.

Reviews for Wildfire Mountain

"""Decades of fire research underpins Ken Strahan’s authentic portrayal of an Australian community in crisis. This is a great read that is informative, thought-provoking and thoroughly relevant to the lived experience of contemporary Australia."" Emeritus Professor John Handmer, RMIT University “A realistic portrayal of a fire-stricken community that resonates with events of recent times and, will come again… An excellent and thoughtful book…” Douglas, Indie Book reviewer (NT)"

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