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The Resource Wild : a journey from lost to found, Cheryl Strayed

Wild : a journey from lost to found, Cheryl Strayed

Label
Wild : a journey from lost to found
Title
Wild
Title remainder
a journey from lost to found
Statement of responsibility
Cheryl Strayed
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 along. She had no experience of lond-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'
Summary
Ttraces the personal crisis the author endured after the death of her mother and a painful divorce, which prompted her ambition to undertake a dangerous 1,100-mile solo hike that both drove her to rock bottom and helped her to heal
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2013
  • Goodreads Choice Award, 2012.
  • Indies' Choice Book Awards, Adult Nonfiction, 2013.
  • Oregon Book Awards, Readers' Choice, 2013.
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Best Adult Books 4 Teens, 2012.
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10039635
Cataloging source
UKMGB
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1968-
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Strayed, Cheryl
Dewey number
917.9
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 1020
  • 1020
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Strayed, Cheryl
  • Authors, American
  • Pacific Crest Trail
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Label
Wild : a journey from lost to found, Cheryl Strayed
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Radio tie-in
  • Originally published: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Control code
ocn812071201
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
315 p.
Isbn
9780857897763
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)812071201
Label
Wild : a journey from lost to found, Cheryl Strayed
Publication
Note
  • Radio tie-in
  • Originally published: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • cartographic image
Control code
ocn812071201
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
315 p.
Isbn
9780857897763
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)812071201

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