American Fire

American Fire

Love, Arson, and Life in A Vanishing Land

Book - 2017
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"The arsons started on a cold November midnight and didn't stop for months. Night after night, the people of Accomack County waited to see which building would burn down next, regarding each other at first with compassion, and later suspicion. Vigilante groups sprang up, patrolling the rural Virginia coast with cameras and camouflage. Volunteer firefighters slept at their stations....
Publisher: New York :, Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company,, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781631490514
Characteristics: 255 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

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Cynthia_N Aug 23, 2017

It was astonishing to read how many fires were set before the culprits were caught. There were people camping at abandoned home sites and cameras set up but it still took months before they were able to catch the guilty parties. Good read!


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Cynthia_N Aug 23, 2017

It was astonishing to read how many fires were set before the culprits were caught. There were people camping at abandoned home sites and cameras set up but it still took months before they were able to catch the guilty parties. Good read!

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