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y separately published work icon A Future in Flames single work   non-fiction  
Issue Details: First known date: 2010... 2010 A Future in Flames
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'What is it about Australia that makes it so prone to fires? Have humans made things worse, or better? Is it possible to live in the Australian bush but be safe from fire?

'No other continent on earth is as susceptible to bushfires, over such a large area, as Australia. Fires are a constant and ongoing part of our history, ecology and culture. Yet despite repeated disasters, across all states throughout the last two centuries, we seem to be no better at surviving bushfires today than we were when fires burnt through the first European settlements.

'A Future in Flames is a personal journey of discovery that looks at what we have learnt from the lessons of the past and attempts to understand why, after so many years, people are still dying in bushfires.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

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  • Includes personal experience and reminiscences.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Balmain, Glebe - Leichhardt - Balmain area, Sydney Inner West, Sydney, New South Wales,: Ligature , 2018 .
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      Extent: 335p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 25 March 2018.
      ISBN: 9780648140764 (ebk)
    • Melbourne, Victoria,: Untapped , 2021 .
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      Extent: 1v.p.
      ISBN: 9781922749291
    • Sydney, New South Wales,: Brio Books ; Untapped , 2022 .
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      Extent: 352p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 30 August 2022.
      ISBN: 9781761280894
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