Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

Paperback | April 5, 2013

byCheryl Strayed

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A Best Nonfiction Book of 2012: "The Boston Globe," "Entertainment Weekly
"A Best Book of the Year: NPR, "St. Louis Dispatch, Vogue"
At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life. With no experience or training, driven only by blind will, she would hike more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State--and she would do it alone. Told with suspense and style, sparkling with warmth and humor, "Wild" powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddened, strengthened, and ultimately healed her.

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“Original voices knock you out. And, that is exactly how I felt reading Cheryl Strayed’s new memoir Wild. At its core, the story of a deep and reverential love between mother and daughter, Wild is a searingly honest account of what it means to lose someone and yourself and then make yourself whole again. Strayed loses her mother to a totall...

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A Best Nonfiction Book of 2012: "The Boston Globe," "Entertainment Weekly"A Best Book of the Year: NPR, "St. Louis Dispatch, Vogue" At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, ...

Cheryl Strayed, née Nyland, was born on September 17, 1968 in Spangler, Pennsylvania. She is an American memoirist, novelist and essayist. Her second book, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail was published in the United States on March 20, 2012, and has been translated into more than thirty languages. It made the New Yo...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:8.2 × 5.5 × 1.3 inPublished:April 5, 2013Publisher:Large Print PressLanguage:English

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