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On Fire (1994) is a collection of autobiographical essays from Larry Brown’s days as a firefighter in Oxford, Mississippi. The author of such novels as Dirty Work (1989), Joe (1991), Father and Son (1996), and Billy Ray’s Farm (1997), Brown adapted Dirty Work for the prestigious American Playhouse series aired by the Public Broadcasting Service.