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JUMPING FIRE: A SMOKEJUMPER’S MEMOIR OF FIGHTING WILDFIRE



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NEW: Nevermind walking the walk, can you talk the talk? Learn Smokejumper lingo with Taylor's Glossary of Smokejumper Terms.

 

   

A veteran smokejumper recounts his three decades parachuting out of planes and fighting wildfires in the rugged West, told within the framework of one thrilling season.

Murry A. Taylor

Author's New Book: The Rhythm of the Leaves
E-book just released March 2011...more

Make a Fire Jump!

Experience a fire jump from a Smokejumper's helmet-cam viewpoint.

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Author's Next Book
More Or Less Crazy, a novel, is coming soon... more

The paperback edition of Jumping Fire was released on June 2001.

Now available as an eBook

The Movie
Movie deal based on Jumping Fire crashes and burns...more

 

murry's new carSo now that Murry's retired, what's he up to? Well, among other things, he has a new car...more