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Wild Author Cheryl StrayN of her life With no experience or training driven only by blind will she would hike 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 a. Alternate title How to be a Compete Idiot Hiking Edition Cheryl goes off on a bender shortly after her mother passes She ruins her marriage with repeated adultery and ultimately becoming a knocked up druggie Then she aborts the kid and goes hiking Yes you read that rightShe gets on the Pacific Crest Trail as a way to find herself By getting lost Oh the irony Many many inspirational uotes have been posted and shared throughout the web thus I will share the two that stood out to me mostThe first one is found during her mother's stay in the hospital and reuests for morphine from the male nurse Sometimes he gave it to her without a word and sometimes he said no in a voice as soft as his penis Freuently Cheryl paused the narrative to admire masculine men that she met on the trail or remembered screwing with while married to her husband This nurse had the unfortunate fashion choice to wear scrubs a little too tight while he was tending her mother on her death bed It felt so wrong on so many levelsThe other uote that stood out to me was during a female empowerment moment During which she recalls the control she has over men despite being dirty bedraggled and stinky She is a woman When i was a child of eleven and I felt that prickly rush of power when grown men would turn their heads to look at me or whisper or say hey pretty baby just loudly enough that I could hear Why Just Why She's constantly getting lost never has the right gear and always is in painI wanted to shake her So much Despite going into gory detail about losing her toenails developing welts and bruises she plays off being extremely ill prepared and dumb by jokingly calling herself A big fat idiot This book tried to make her journey into a positive experience by showing just how much everyone admired and appreciated the work she put into hiking It was ridiculous They all treated her kindly like a badass princess coughcough Mary Sue I'm glad I read this solely so I could suash my curiosityAudiobook CommentsShe did not narrate her own autobiography Pet PeeveYouTube | Blog | Instagram | Twitter | Snapchat mirandareads Happy Reading

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At twenty two Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything In the wake of her mother’s death her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed Four years later with nothing to lose she made the most impulsive decisio. 35 starsWhat kind of dimwit would decide to backpack the Pacific Crest Trail alone with zero backpacking experience Apparently the same kind of dimwit who would try heroin just because the stranger she spent the night with happens to need a fixIf you can tolerate essence of dingbat and overlook her lousy choices and even lousier excuses for those choices this is actually an enjoyable read You have to roll your eyes a lot while working to the point where she hits the trail but after that it's uite engaging I admire her tenacity in finishing what she started given her cluelessness about backpacking that led to serious mistakes and potentially dangerous miscalculations If you've never backpacked before use this as a cautionary tale rather than an excuse to be a ditz Many people with backpacking savvy than Cheryl have lost their lives through poor planning or just bad luck The thing that saves this book is that Cheryl writes well If I can say without unkindness that there's a certain charm in her idiocy this is what makes her story worth reading And if you have any backpacking stories of your own you'll connect with so many of the little things that define the worldwide community of backpackers

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Wild Author Cheryl Strayed Read ¼ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Ì At twenty two Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything In the wake of her mother’s death her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed Four years later with nothing to lose she made the most impulsive decision of her life With no experienLoneTold 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. “The universe I'd learned was never ever kidding It would take whatever it wanted and it would never give it back” Wild is easily one of the best memoirs I've ever read For two main reasons1 It is extremely well written This book doesn't have that feeling which non fiction books often give me a feeling that I'm stuck in the dreary real world and that I should have read some exciting fiction instead It reads like a novel A novel about grief and youth and adventure It's full of memorable characters drawn so vividly by the author And it proves that true stories can be no less compelling than the most creative fantasy2 Strayed captures the emotions of a young woman who has lost her anchor in life so very well It's one thing to feel a certain way at times in your life but it's another thing entirely to be able to find the words to accurately portray how that felt to othersHer story is brimming with raw visceral emotion Perhaps it is made poignant to me because I have a somewhat similar relationship with my mum and the thought of losing her is not only unbearable but completely beyond my comprehension how can I possibly exist in a world where she doesn't She and her love are the single reliable constants I've had throughout my lifeBut beyond that my mother like Cheryl's has made me and my siblings the centre of her entire life and purpose She lives and breathes for us She has made mistakes and we have had fights Angry raging fights that would easily have destroyed a weaker bond And yet I have never been certain of anything than her unconditional love and her desire for my happinessStrayed's shared emotions pulled out some deep ones of my ownBeyond the emotional pull of the novel it is an adventure story that takes us through all the highs and lows of the wilderness Interspersed with little anecdotes about the author's life before hiking the Pacific Crest Trail it shows everything that Strayed faces in her struggle to sort her life out Everything from bears rattlesnakes and other people to dehydration destroyed feet and the realization that she had not planned her trip very wellMany times she considers giving up and yet she pushes on It's uplifting and yet the messages avoid being heavy handed because they are surrounded by so much story and adventure An easy to read enjoyable book that is the perfect balance of sadness and hopeBlog | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Youtube | Store