Books Burned on the PCT

Staying Found
Staying Found The Complete Map and Compass Handbook By Fleming, June (Book - 2001 ) 796.51 F597s 2001 Available in some locations
The Dream of A Common Language
The Dream of A Common Language Poems, 1974-1977 By Rich, Adrienne (Book - 1993 ) 811.5 R498d 1993 Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 20 copies

Annotation:*Not burned. Carried all the way.

As I Lay Dying
As I Lay Dying The Corrected Text By Faulkner, William (Book - 2000 ) FICTION FAULKNER Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 4 copies
The Complete Stories
The Complete Stories By O'Connor, Flannery (Book - 1971 ) FICTION OCONNOR Available in some locations Holds: 1 on 9 copies

Annotation:**Not burned. Traded for "The Novel".

The Pacific Crest Trail
The Pacific Crest Trail Oregon & Washington, From the California Border to the Canadian Border By Schaffer, Jeffrey P. (Book - 2004 ) 917.904 S296p 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:Also on this list, volume 1, which I can't find in the catalog.

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: 246 on 130 copies

Annotation:Strayed doesn't really burn her own book. But I wanted to make sure this list showed up when you searched for it.

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This is the list of books listed in the back of "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed as "Books Burned on the PCT". In her memoir, Strayed describes how she burned the pages she had read in order to lighten the load in her backpack as she hiked the Pacific Crest Trail.


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