Wild

Adventure - - URBAN DIVERSION -

The book, writ­ten by Ch­eryl Strayed

Pa­cific Crest Trail.

In the wake of her mother’s death, her fam­ily scat­tered, and her own mar­riage was de­stroyed, Ch­eryl be­lieved she had lost ev­ery­thing. Four years later, she made the most im­pul­sive de­ci­sion of her life. With no ex­pe­ri­ence or train­ing, driven only by blind will, she de­cided to hike more than a thou­sand miles of the Pa­cific Crest Trail from the Mo­jave Desert through Cal­i­for­nia and Ore­gon to Wash­ing­ton State—and she would do it alone. Told with sus­pense and style, sparkling with warmth and hu­mor, Wild pow­er­fully cap­tures the ter­rors and plea­sures of one young woman forg­ing ahead against all odds on a jour­ney that mad­dened, strength­ened, and ul­ti­mately healed her.

In the movie adap­ta­tion in 2014, Reese Wither­spoon plays Ch­eryl Strayed and Lara Dern her mother. Both re­ceived Academy Award nom­i­na­tions for their per­for­mances. tell the true story of her jour­ney across the

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