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

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The classic chronicle of a “terribly misguided and terribly funny” (The Washington Post) hike of the Appalachian Trail, from the author ofA Short History of Nearly Everything and The Body
 
“The best way of escaping into nature.”—The New York Times 
 
Back in 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 the comic genius of Bill Bryson, it also provides endless opportunities to witness the majestic silliness of his fellow human beings. 
 
For a start there’s the gloriously out-of-shape Stephen Katz, a buddy from Iowa along for the walk. But A Walk in the Woods is more than just a laugh-out-loud hike. Bryson’s acute eye is a wise witness to this beautiful but fragile 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, and a celebration, A Walk in the Woods is a modern classic of travel literature.
 
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“The best way of escaping into nature.”—The New York Times 
 
Back in 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 the comic genius of Bill Bryson, it also provides endless opportunities to witness the majestic silliness of his fellow human beings. 
 
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NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE
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subject_facetAppalachian Region -- Description and travel
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Bryson, Bill -- Travel -- Appalachian Region
Bryson, Bill -- Travel -- Appalachian Trail
Natural history -- Appalachian Region
Natural history -- Appalachian Trail
title_displayA walk in the woods : rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
title_fullA Walk in the Woods Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
A walk in the woods : rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail / Bill Bryson
A walk in the woods : rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail [electronic resource] / Bill Bryson
A walk in the woods [sound recording] : [rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail] / by Bill Bryson
A walk in the woods [sound recording] : rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail / by Bill Bryson
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