Multcolib Picks: While you wait for... Wild

In the Sea There Are Crocodiles
In the Sea There Are Crocodiles Based on the True Story of Enaiatollah Akbari : A Novel By Geda, Fabio Book - 2011 FICTION GEDA 2011 Available in some locations

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.

The Way
The Way DVD - 2011 DVD Drama WAY All copies in use Availability details Holds: 2 on 27 copies

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.

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry A Novel By Joyce, Rachel Book - 2012 FICTION JOYCE 2012 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 19 copies

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.

Into the Wild
Into the Wild By Krakauer, Jon Book - 1997 917.98 K893i 1997 Available in some locations

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.

A Little More About Me
A Little More About Me By Houston, Pam Book - 1999 814.5 H843L 1999 Available in some locations

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."

My Abandonment
My Abandonment By Rock, Peter Book - 2009 FICTION ROCK 2009 Available in some locations

Annotation:This novel tells the story of a 13-year-old girl and her father who live 'off the grid' in Forest Park in the hills above Portland.

The Cactus Eaters
The Cactus Eaters How I Lost My Mind--and Almost Found Myself--on the Pacific Crest Trail By White, Dan Book - 2008 917.9 W583c 2008 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 1 on 1 copy

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.

Strange Piece of Paradise
Strange Piece of Paradise By Jentz, Terri Book - 2006 364.1555 J54s 2006 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 3 copies

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.

Between A Rock and A Hard Place
Between A Rock and A Hard Place By Ralston, Aron Book - 2004 796.52230289 R164b 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:Trapped in a remote spot in the Utah canyon lands, Ralston had to undertake an unthinkable act of bravery to save himself.

Wild From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail By Strayed, Cheryl Book - 2012 917.9 S913w 2012 All copies in use Availability details Holds: 86 on 130 copies

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.

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