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Two Man Stick, by Bud Filler,
This review is from: Two-Man Stick (Paperback)
I just finished reading Bud Filler's book, Two Man Stick.
Somebody has finally done it! Bud Filler writes about SmokeJumpers as clearly as Louis L'amour has written about cowbodys, and John Grisham about lawyers. The Two Man Stick is a fabulous book. Bud clearly portrays SmokeJumpers as they are. You'll learn that SmokeJumpers only get touched by the bad smells of smoke, sweat, and logging town barrooms in their nobel pursuits to fish for mountain trout and parachute their way to forest fires; and, that these noble pursuits even appear to prevail over the temptations of Viagra flavored women.
Yes! If you've been a SmokeJumper or are interested in what it might be like to be a SmokeJumper, you've got to read the Two Man Stick by Bud Filler. Bud's book is five-star-plus in every way - including excellent pictures. After your first reading, this book will be a treasure for your book shelf as a reference for technical details about SmokeJumping equipment and aircraft of the 1950's, and for re-reading the exciting stories about events experienced by Bud Filler.
As reviewed by George B. Harpole, former SmokeJumper, 1949-51, Missoula, Montana.