A Fire Story (Updated and Expanded Edition)

Early morning on Monday, October 9, 2017, wildfires burned through Northern California, resulting in 44 fatalities. In addition, 6,200 homes and 8,900 structures were destroyed. Author Brian Fies’s firsthand account of this tragic event is an honest, unflinching depiction of his personal experiences, including losing his house and possessions. In the days that followed, as the fires continued to burn through the area, Brian hastily pulled together A Fire Story and posted it online—it immediately went viral. He has now expanded his original webcomic to include environmental insight and the fire stories of his neighbors and others in his community. A Fire Story is a candid testimony of the wildfires that left homes destroyed, families broken, and a community determined to rebuild. The updated and expanded Fire Story includes updates on the rebuilding, wrestling with insurance, wrangling with contractors, the management of sometimes volatile emotions, and the threats of yet another wildfire.

  • Publisher: Abrams ComicArts
  • Publication date: 20/04/2021
  • ISBN: 9781419746826
  • Page extent: 192
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 165 mm x 165 mm
  • Age: 13+
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