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Torch

Torch( )
Author: Strayed, Cheryl
ISBN:978-0-618-47217-8
Publication Date:Feb 2006
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade & Reference Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.00
Book Description:

"Work hard. Do good. Be incredible!" That's the advice Teresa Rae Wood gives the listeners of her popular local radio show, Modern Pioneers, and she has taken it to heart in her own life. She fled a bad marriage, escaping to Midden, Minnesota (pop. 408), where she fell in love with a carpenter who became a loving stepfather to her children, Claire and Joshua. Now Claire is away at college, Joshua is laboring through his senior year of high school, and Teresa and Bruce are working to...
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Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Family Life / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:1.2 Pounds
Author Biography
Strayed, Cheryl (Author)
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 is an Oprah Book Club 2.0 choice, made the New York Times Bestseller list and was optioned for film rights by Reese Witherspoon even before it was published. The film is scheduled to be released in 2014.

Strayed's first book, the novel Torch, was published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in February 2006. She attended the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree, graduating magna cum laude with a double major in English and Women's Studies. A long-time feminist activist, Strayed served on the first board of directors for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts.

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