American firefighter is a masterpiece that was written to honor the brave firefighters who lost their lives in service. The book is somewhat different from other books about the fire service that is mostly about the tales of an individual or a close look at what is done in the fire service. The authors used stunning pictures and a few words that capture the personality of those photographed. Each picture you will come across while reading this book has a story behind it. Even people outside the service will be sucked into the reality of the brave men and women photographed in this book. The quality of the photos in this book shows just how skilled and talented Paul is.
As you read through the pages of this book, you will come to have a greater appreciation and respect for firefighters. Even more, you will be pulled into the lives of the brave men and women featured in this book. Seeing the families and loved ones of fallen fighters in this book will definitely touch you.
The Authors of this touching book, Paul Mobley and JoEllen Kelly are excellent artists with incredible skill. Their commitment to excellence can be seen in the pages of this book. They both did an awesome job of bringing to light the firemen who made the ultimate sacrifice and the close family members they left behind.
Paul Mobley is a world-class photographer and author of two amazing books like- If I live to be 100: The Wisdom of Centenarians and Welcome’s American Farmer: The heart of our country. Paul’s ability to bring out the essence of his subject through his camera is simply amazing.
JoEllen Kelly, the co-author of this amazing book, did an excellent job delivering the description of each photo in the book.
Observing the visual greatness of Paul and the touching Verbal translation by JoEllen is going to change the way you look firefighters.
This book is a tribute to the brave first-responders and firefighters who run towards danger to save lives while everybody else is running the opposite direction. The powerful photos in the book will surely help readers get a glimpse of what it means to be a firefighter. The superb portraits of the brave firemen and women accompanied by the well written first-hand accounts of those who went the extra mile, as well as the firefighters who sacrificed their lives to save people are indeed amazing.
American Firefighter features the real-life stories of firemen and women and the profiles of the children and grandchildren of the brave firemen who lost their lives in the line of duty.
Here is what one moved reader had to say-
Wow. Visually astounding. The quality of the photographs in this piece is exceptional and truly compelling. The stories of the various firefighters, their backgrounds, etc. are particularly interesting, especially to me; a firefighter. However, I believe they would be interesting to just about anyone. The quality of the book would make a great coffee table discussion piece.
This book is a must-read for the families of firefighters, those just coming into the profession, and anyone who is marvelled by the work of firefighters.