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The Book

This memoir chronicles Clay Dickerson’s journey where his duties and responsibilities increased while he matured into manhood. Dickerson tells how after earning a college degree, he became a professional forester in Oregon. He narrates a host of stories about the unusual, exciting, and sometimes dangerous situations he faced throughout his tenure.

Dickerson discusses how his long career involved comprehensive and balanced forest management activities, including work on wildland fires in various on-the-line and overhead capacities throughout Oregon, as well as in northern California and eastern Washington.

With photos included, Fire At My Feet offers unique insight into one man’s adventures in the woods of Oregon as a forest firefighter.