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Shawna Legarza
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No Grass

4.43  ·  Rating details ·  7 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Wildland firefighters, especially “hotshots,” are a breed alone. It is a lifestyle many will never understand. They are dispatched throughout the Nation, always ready to work in the very worst kind of disaster. They sleep wherever it’s safe and often do not shower for weeks. So why would a young woman, reared on a Nevada cattle ranch, give up the open spaces for a life of ...more
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Dan
Oct 22, 2015 rated it liked it
This book provides a great deal of insight into how Shawna became who she is - tough, resilient, funny, and a bit of a tomboy. I enjoyed the early part of the book, discussing her childhood, but the latter part didn't always flow well. I'm sure she described things as she remembered them, but the reader might want a few more connections between events to better understand the timeline of her life. I also didn't get a great sense of who her husband was until I looked him up online and read what o ...more
Tyson
Nov 30, 2009 rated it really liked it
I clearly enjoyed this book as it was written by an absolutely fascinating woman who I had the pleasure to work with. It is a memoir about growing up on a ranch and being a firefighter. Shawna has had a full life in the time she has been on this earth. A compellign read for anyone who loves rural America and its National Forests.
Stewart Turner
Oct 03, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Great book. I would highly recommend this book.
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Hugh Carson
Mar 06, 2012 rated it really liked it
The way it is in wildland firefighting. A tremendously moving story.
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