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  • WILD : From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail. by Strayed, Cheryl .
    Strayed, Cheryl .
    WILD : From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dust jacket: "A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven hundred mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe and built her back up again. 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 to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State and to do it alone. She had no 'an idea, vague and outlandish and full of…

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    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. dj. Hardcover first edition - From the dust jacket: "A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven hundred mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe and built her back up again. 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 to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State and to do it alone. She had no 'an idea, vague and outlandish and full of promise.' But it was a promise of piecing back together a life that had come undone. Strayed faces down rattlesnakes and black bears, intense heat and record snowfalls, and both the beauty and loneliness of the trail." Basis for the movie of the same name. 315 pp. ISBN: 0-307-592731.

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    Condition: Very good in very good first issue dust jacket (previous owner's name on front endpaper, short tear at upper corner of front cover, etc) .

    Book ID: 71959
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