Marge's Reviews > Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail

Wild by Cheryl Strayed
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May 21, 2012

really liked it
Read in May, 2012

I loved much of this book: the language, the quest, the emotion, but at times I found myself wanting to tell the narrator, "You are risking too much. You are not prepared for this journey," etc. That's not the book, of course, that's the story, the character. The book itself circles back and forth from the present of the hike to the many pasts of the young narrator, her familial past, her relationship past. I was deeply moved by that circling back, always. It's a beautifully told story. I'm glad I read it.

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