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