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San Diego Author's 'Full Measure' Explores Devastation Of War, Wildfire

"Full Measure," a novel by Fallbrook resident and award-winning mystery writer T. Jefferson Parker is set in San Diego County.
"Full Measure," a novel by Fallbrook resident and award-winning mystery writer T. Jefferson Parker is set in San Diego County.

San Diego Author's 'Full Measure' Explores Devastation Of War, Wildfire
San Diego Novelist Explores Devastation Of War, Wildfire In 'Full Measure' GUEST:Fallbrook resident T. Jefferson Parker is an award-winning mystery writer. His first literary novel called, "Full Measure," is set in San Diego County.

When a devastating wildfire threatens your home and life, the mind focuses on the important things in life: family, community and survival.

San Diego author T. Jefferson Parker has captured that feeling and much more in his new novel, "Full Measure."

Putting aside the crime stories that have brought him fame, Parker introduces us to a family in turmoil, a Marine returning from Afghanistan, a community coping with its own fears of outsiders and farmers struggling to stay on the land they love. It all happens after a devastating North County wildfire agitates existing tensions in the community.