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Wild: a journey from lost to found on the Pacific crest trail

By: Strayed, Cheryl.
Publisher: London Atlantic Books 2013Description: 315 p.ISBN: 9781782390626.Subject(s): Authors - American - 21st century - Biography | Pacific Crest Trail - Description and travelDDC classification: 917.3 Summary: 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. One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, The Boston Globe , Entertainment Weekly, Vogue, St. Louis Dispatch 315 pp. Englisch. N° de ref. de la librería 9781782390626
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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. One of the Best Books of the Year: NPR, The Boston Globe , Entertainment Weekly, Vogue, St. Louis Dispatch 315 pp. Englisch. N° de ref. de la librería 9781782390626



Patron comment on 16/03/2016

The most beautiful book about self-discovery that I've ever read. Glad that this was the last book that I read before leaving IIMA. A story about exploring yourself and sorting your life by using a hiking trail and nature's beauty as a crutch.

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