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Wild

From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

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Author: Strayed, Cheryl
Read by: Dunne, Bernadette
ISBN:978-0-307-97029-9
Publication Date:Mar 2012
Publisher:Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House Audio
Book Format:CD-Audio
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selection. 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 more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / General
Travel / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.07 x 5.9 x 1.06 Inches
Book Weight:0.63 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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