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A Firefighter's Life
Adult Nonfiction
Pages: 280
Themes: Firefighter, career, Canadian, memoir, heroism
Publisher: Cormorant Books
Pub Date: 22/Sep/2020
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Who doesn’t rush to the window when a fire truck rushes by? Bryan Ratushniak, has spent a thirty-two-year career working on the busiest fire trucks in Canada and has detailed his adventures in this witty and gripping memoir.

Detailing the emotional damage inflicted by the horrors of the job and how the author came out the other side more or less in one piece, Ratushniak shares the ups and downs of balancing home and professional life while trying to hold onto his sanity.

Aftermath: A Firefighter’s Life is filled with candid, humorous, tragic, and hopeful stories from behind the “big red doors.”

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All Lit Up: Books on Mental Health  | 2021 | Commended

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