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Walk in the Woods : Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail - 98 edition

Walk in the Woods : Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail (ISBN10: 0767902521; ISBN13: 9780767902526)
ISBN13: 978-0767902526
ISBN10: 0767902521

This edition has also been released as:
ISBN13: 978-0767902519
ISBN10: 0767902513

Summary: Back in America after twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Georgia to Maine. The AT offers an astonishing landscape of silent forests and sparkling lakes--and to a writer with the comic genius of Bill Bryson, it also provides endless opportunities to witness the majestic silliness of his fellow human beings.

For a start there's the gloriou ...show moresly out-of-shape Stephen Katz, a buddy from Iowa along for the walk. Despite Katz's overwhelming desire to find cozy restaurants, he and Bryson eventually settle into their stride, and while on the trail they meet a bizarre assortment of hilarious characters. But A Walk in the Woods is more than just a laugh-out-loud hike. Bryson's acute eye is a wise witness to this beautiful but fragile trail, and as he tells its fascinating history, he makes a moving plea for the conservation of America's last great wilderness. An adventure, a comedy, and a celebration, A Walk in the Woods is destined to become a modern classic of travel literature. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 98
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Broadway Books
Year Published: 1998
International: No



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