Multcolib Picks: While you wait for... Wild
Annotation:A fictionalized account of a true story about a young boy's repeated attempst to escape from a desperate life in Afghanistan to a life of promise in Italy.
Annotation:A man travels to France to pick up the remains of his son, who was killed while walking the Camino de Santiago. He spontaneously decides to walk the path himself to complete what his son had started.
Annotation:A man receives a letter from an old friend who is saying goodbye: she is dying of cancer. Harold writes her a letter, but when he gets to the post-office he realizes he must deliver it by hand, and so sets on a walk of 600 miles, with nothing but his thoughts to keep him company.
Annotation:Chris McCandless disappeared in Alaska in April 1992 and was found dead 4 months later. This is the tragic story of his attempt to connect with wilderness.
Annotation:The adventures and misadventures of a daring guide and traveler. "Through her we meet some good dogs, a few good men, and the occasional grizzly."
Annotation:The author and his girlfriend set out to test the limits of their bodies, and their love, by hiking the Pacific Crest Trail from Mexico to Canada.
Annotation:In 1977, two young women biking across the country are randomly attacked and seriously injured by a man while in Central Oregon. The author tells the story of her return to the area 15 years later, and how her life was changed by that event.
Annotation:Strayed's inspiring story about her attempt to find solace by hiking over a thousand miles on the Pacific Crest Trail.
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Cheryl Strayed's Wild is a story of personal transformation, gained by traversing some of the country's most rugged wilderness. While you wait for this title, we hope you'll enjoy some more stories about people who have been changed through physical and mental trials.