Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found (Paperback)Cheryl Strayed (author)
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A number one New York Times bestseller
Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selection
Radio Four's 'Book of the Week'
The official tie-in edition to the stunningly raw and powerful film adaptation of the bestselling memoir, starring Reese Witherspoon.
At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's rapid death from cancer, her family disbanded and her marriage crumbled. With nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to walk eleven-hundred miles of the west coast of America and to do it alone. She had no experience of long-distance hiking and the journey was nothing more than a line on a map. But it held a promise - a promise of piecing together a life that lay shattered at her feet...
Publisher: Atlantic Books
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 250 g
Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 21 mm
Edition: Main - Film Tie-in
Epic and moving * Sunday Times *
Funny and fierce * Independent on Sunday *
Extraordinary... Truly wild: dirty, beautiful, serene * Sunday Telegraph *
It's not very manly, the topic of weeping while reading... Wild pretty much obliterated me * Scotsman *
A deeply honest memoir about mother and daughter, solitude and courage, and regaining footing, one step at a time * Vogue *
Amazing and inspiring
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“An Inspirational Memoir.”
What happens when you decide to do The Pacific Coast Trail (1100 miles of mountains and rough terrain) with no hiking experience and a shed load of an emotional baggage after the death of your mother? This book!... More
“Good Personal Memoir”
As Strayed sets off the Pacific Coast Trail, not only is her physical pack huge and heavy, but her metaphorical baggage is too. Her violent father left when she was six; her mother died of cancer when she was 22; she... More
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