All the wrong places: a life lost and found

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In Fire Season, Philip Connors recounted with lyricism, wisdom and grace his decade as a fire lookout high above remote New Mexico. Now he tells the story of what made solitude on the mountain so attractive.At the age of twenty-three, Connors was a young man on the make. He'd left behind the Minnesota pig farm on which he'd grown up and the brother with whom he'd never been especially close. He had a magazine job lined up in New York and a future unfolding exactly as he'd hoped. Then a phone call out of the blue changed everything. All the Wrong Places is a searingly honest account of the aftermath of his brother's shocking death, exploring both the pathos and the unlikely humour of a life unmoored by loss.

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subject_facetAldo Leopold Wilderness (N.M.)
Brothers -- Death
Connors, Philip
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Fire lookouts -- New Mexico
Forest fires -- Detection -- New Mexico
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Connors, Philip
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Forest fires
Grief