A Fire Story

A Fire Story Early morning on Monday October wildfires burned through Northern California resulting in fatalities In addition homes and structures and were destroyed Author Brian Fies s

  • Title: A Fire Story
  • Author: Brian Fies
  • ISBN: 1419735853
  • Page: 498
  • Format: Hardcover
  • 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 and 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 every possession he and his wife had t 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 and 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 every possession he and his wife had that didn t fit into the back of their car 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 is now expanding his original webcomic to include environmental insight and the fire stories of his neighbors and others in his community A Fire Story is an honest account of the wildfires that left homes destroyed, families broken, and a community determined to rebuild Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 160 pages Expected publication March 5th 2019 by Abrams ComicArts More Details ISBN 1419735853 ISBN13 9781419735851 Other Editions None found All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Win a Copy of This Book A Fire Story by Brian Fies Release date Mar 05, 2019 Enter for a chance to win one of 50 advanced reader copies of A Fire Story by Brian

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    About “Brian Fies

    • Brian Fies

      Brian Fies is a science writer, illustrator, and cartoonist whose widely acclaimed first graphic novel, Mom s Cancer, won the 2005 Eisner Award for Best Digital Comic the first web comic to win the award and inaugurate this new category , the Lulu Blooker Prize for Best Comic, the Harvey Award for Best New Talent, and the German Youth Literature Prize, among other awards and recognition He lives Brian Fies is a science writer, illustrator, and cartoonist whose widely acclaimed first graphic novel, Mom s Cancer, won the 2005 Eisner Award for Best Digital Comic the first web comic to win the award and inaugurate this new category , the Lulu Blooker Prize for Best Comic, the Harvey Award for Best New Talent, and the German Youth Literature Prize, among other awards and recognition He lives in northern California



    943 thoughts on “A Fire Story

    • I live in earthquake and fire country I have lived through three major earthquakes I have not, as yet, had to live through a fire storm.I thought, because i read Brian s original post, that he made during the firestorms of Santa Rosa, in 2017, that I would have read all he had to say I wanted to read this full book, to see if there was I started reading it, when I should have been working, and could not put it down.It is raw, it is in the moment, it is very moving.This is a view of esca I live i [...]


    • A heartbreaking, but also hopeful, memoir of losing all of your physical possessions and having to start over from literally nothing Based on a short webcomic Fies did in the days immediately following the loss of his home in the wildfires that devastated Northern California in 2017 and interspersed with the stories of other victims, A Fire Story is a snapshot of a time, a place, a community but it is also a universal story of human fear, frustration and fortitude in the face of disaster. [...]


    • Heartfelt memoir about losing your home in the worst wildfire in decades A Fire Story is sad but ultimately uplifting.Multiple fires merged into a Northern California firestorm of epic proportions The resulting burn area was the size of 15 Manhattans Entire neighborhoods burned to the ground overnight Warnings were mishandled so many survivors had virtually no time to take any belongings Others didn t escape in time.The author, a graphic memoirist, uses his craft to document, in real time, Heart [...]



    • This is similar to The Best We Could Do in that it is both a series of comics and a memoir It s the story of the Californian fire, and how it affected Brian Fies and his wife s lives.Fies begins by illustrating how the couple awoke on the night of the fire, and how they began to frantically yet methodically pack up their belongings He details the escape, the bewilderment they felt and the huge sense of loss Later, he really emphasises how much a person grieves for the loss of their home and b Th [...]


    • I received a free copy of this book from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.This was both heartbreaking and beautiful I really loved the art style Everything was told so simply.There was so much emotion with just small sentence and short descriptions We see wildfires and the destruction they bring on the news, but if you re not experiencing it, it seems too far away from reality to be something that you think of on an individual level This really displayed not only the ra [...]


    • In October of 2017, wildfires swept through Northern California One of the victims of these fires was Brian Fies, a comic writer and illustrator He tells his story and that of others in the graphic novel, A Fire Story He talks about what he and his wife grabbed on the way out the door and the heartbreak of what was lost, about things family pictures and mementos that can never be replaced and the difficulties of starting over In doing so, he gives a portrait of what it is like for surv In Octobe [...]


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