Cheryl Strayed

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

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Selected to be read on Radio Four's Book of the Week.
'One of the best books I've read in the last five or ten years… Wild is angry, brave, sad, self-knowing, redemptive, raw, compelling, and brilliantly written, and I think it's destined to be loved by a lot of people, men and women, for a very long time.' --Nick Hornby
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 – from the Mojave Desert, through California and Oregon, and into Washington state – 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 in ruins at her feet.
Strayed's account captures the agonies – both mental and physical – of her incredible journey; how it maddened and terrified her, and how, ultimately, it healed her. Wild is a brutal memoir of survival, grief and redemption: a searing portrayal of life at its lowest ebb and at its highest tide.
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439 printed pages
Original publication
2012

Impressions

Irina Nevskikh
Irina Nevskikhshared an impression5 years ago
👍Worth reading
🚀Unputdownable

потрясающая книга о Пути и поиске себя

b2060880335
b2060880335shared an impression2 years ago
👍Worth reading
🔮Hidden Depths
💡Learnt A Lot
🎯Worthwhile
🚀Unputdownable

Loved this book. Feels as if I've walked the trail myself.

Sak BM
Sak BMshared an impression5 years ago
🚀Unputdownable

Quotes

Рузана Каримова
Рузана Каримоваhas quoted3 years ago
Fuck them.
That was my prayer: Fuckthemfuckthemfuckthem.
Farahrina Ali
Farahrina Alihas quoted5 years ago
Each day I felt as if I were looking up from the bottom of a deep well.
igor7700535
igor7700535has quoted5 years ago
before I pitched my boot over the edge of that mountain, I’d been pitching
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