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Local Author Clare Frank Book Release
We are delighted to be hosting local author Clare Frank to celebrate the release of her new book, Burnt: A Memoir of Fighting Fire, on Friday May 26th from 4pm-6pm.
Clare began firefighting in California when she was 17 years old and during her 30 year career in the firehouse, she served as the State of California’s first and only female Chief of Fire Protection. Along the way she also she earned a BS in fire administration, an MFA in creative writing, and a JD. Burnt: A Memoir of Fighting Fire is her debut memoir about an extraordinary life in fire from her time as a young adult determined to prove her mettle to her transformation into a scarred and sensitive veteran, grappling with the weight of her duties as chief of fire protection—one of the highest-ranking women in Cal Fire history—while record-setting fires engulf her home state. It is an inspiring, richly detailed, and open-hearted memoir that is not to be missed!