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by Dennis Smith

Subcategory: Memoris and Biographies
Author: Dennis Smith
ISBN: 0732267269
ISBN13: 978-0732267261
Publisher: Angus & Robertson; Reprint edition (August 30, 2000)
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Dennis Smith is an American writer and retired firefighter

Dennis Smith is an American writer and retired firefighter. He is the author of 16 books, most notable of which is the memoir, Report from Engine Co. 82, a chronicle of his career as a firefighter with the New York City Fire Department in a South Bronx firehouse from the late 1960s and into the 1970s. Smith served for 18 years as a New York City firefighter, from 1963 to 1981, and is the most well-known advocate for firefighters in the United States

I found Dennis Smith's book to be cathartic in a way - reading someone, four decades earlier, struggle with many of the same . I'm the nozzle man on a busy Engine company here in Connecticut

I found Dennis Smith's book to be cathartic in a way - reading someone, four decades earlier, struggle with many of the same things that we struggle with today. One person found this helpful. I'm the nozzle man on a busy Engine company here in Connecticut. The senior guy of over 25 years recommended this book to me because he knew that I was an avid reader. I listened to him and picked it up on my Kindle, and once I did there were many late nights that followed of me laying in my bed at the firehouse reading this. It's a very honest, phenomenal portrayal of life in the FDNY and as a firefighter in general during some of the busiest years at the busiest Engine company.

Engine Company 82 served South Bronx, an area that during Smith's time had more homicides per square mile than .

Engine Company 82 served South Bronx, an area that during Smith's time had more homicides per square mile than anywhere else in the US. At the time of this book's original publication (1972), This is the memoir of Dennis Smith, who in the 1960s was a FDNY firefighter on Engine Co. 82, one of the busiest fire dept companies in the entire nation. Speaking of FDNY, if you ever wondered about the difference between FDNY and NYFD, Smith here does explain the history behind the distinction

Dennis Smith spent 18 years with the New York City Fire Department.

Dennis Smith spent 18 years with the New York City Fire Department. Smith lives in New York City. Библиографические данные. Report from Engine Company Eighty-Two.

82 1 The Late, Late Show is on the television and most of us are sitting in the kitchen when the bells start to ring. The kitchen chairs empty as the last number comes in. Box 2515. Intervale Avenue and Kelly Street. We can smell the smoke as the pumper turns down Intervale, and hands automatically start pulling boot-tops to thighs, clipping coat-rings closed, and putting on gloves. The pumper stops in front of a building just before we reach Kelly Street. We’re about to stretch the hose.

Smith, Dennis, 1940-. Fire Dept, Engine companies. New York : Bonanza Books : Distributed by Crown. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; americana.

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Report from Engine C. 2 Paperback – 1 April 1999. by Dennis Smith (Author). Paperback: 230 pages.

Dennis Smith's Report From Engine Company 82 was a huge best seller when it first appeared in 1972 and it immediately put . Dennis Smith and his brother firefighters on Intervale Ave. inspired me and, I'm sure, many others to become firefighters

Dennis Smith's Report From Engine Company 82 was a huge best seller when it first appeared in 1972 and it immediately put its author into the rarified air of commercially successful authors. inspired me and, I'm sure, many others to become firefighters.

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Imprint. A gripping insider's view of a firefighter's life in New York City's South Bronx, this is a provocative story of courage and fear, hope and survival. Set in the city's busiest fire company, Dennis Smith combines adrenalin-filled action with heart-rending descriptions of the area's poverty.
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