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Wild: A Journey From Lost to Found by Cheryl Strayed.Atlantic Books, €21.25. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

27th January, 2013
Cheryl Strayed sought redemption on a wilderness walk.

Wild: A Journey From Lost to Found


In a queue in an outdoor adventure shop in early 1995, Cheryl Strayed picked up a guidebook of the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT): a wilderness route from the Mojave desert on the Mexico/US border through nine mountain ranges, crossing the states of California, Oregon and Washington, to the edge of Canada.

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