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A walk in the woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

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IL: UG - BL: 7.6 - AR Pts: 16
Lexile measure:
1210L
Description
A laugh-out-loud account of an outrageously rugged hike--by the beloved comic author of Lost Continent and Notes from a Small Island. Published in the 75th anniversary year of the Appalachian Trail. Father's Day merchandising.
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9780767902526
9781619834484
9780736651479
9780307279460
9780767902519
110197088
9781101970881
9780804120647
9781101905494
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 7.6, 16 Points
Lexile measure:
1210L
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Grouping Title walk in the woods rediscovering america on the appalachian trail
Grouping Author bryson bill
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-23 04:17:34AM
Last Indexed 2018-10-23 04:29:21AM

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display_description Bryson share his experiences hiking the Appalachian Trail with a childhood friend. The two encounter eccentric characters, a blizzard, getting lost, and rude yuppies along the way. Following his return to America after twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Georgia to Maine. The "AT" offers an astonishing landscape of silent forests and sparkling lakes -- and to a writer with Bryson's comic genius, it also provides endless opportunities to test his own powers of ineptitude and to witness the majestic silliness of his fellow human beings. For a start there's his gloriously out-of-shape buddy from Iowa who accompanies the similarly unfit Bryson on the trail. Mile by arduous mile these latter-day pioneers survive the threat of bear attacks, the loss of key provisions, a gang of Ralph Lauren-attired yuppies, and a security guard who, for no reason, impounds Bryson's car. But Bryson's acute eye is a wise witness to this fragile and beautiful trail, and as he tells its fascinating history, he makes a moving plea for the conservation of America's last great wilderness. An adventure, a comedy, a lament, and a celebration, A Walk in the Woods is a modern classic of travel literature.--Adapted from book jacket.
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subject_facet Appalachian Trail -- Description and Travel, Appalachian Trail -- Description and travel, Audiobooks, Bryson, Bill -- Travel, Bryson, Bill -- Travel -- Appalachian Trail, Natural history -- Appalachian Trail, Travel writing, Young adult nonfiction
title_display A walk in the woods : rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
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