The Resource Wild

Wild

Label
Wild
Title
Wild
Statement of responsibility
Cheryl Strayed
Creator
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 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
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
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10039635
Cataloging source
NOV
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1968-
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Strayed, Cheryl
Dewey number
  • 813.6
  • 920
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
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  • 1020
  • 1020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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Autobiography
Target audience
adult
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from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail
Label
Wild
Instantiates
Control code
BORROWBOX:FFP_068484
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780857897770
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Wild
Control code
BORROWBOX:FFP_068484
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780857897770
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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