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A Journey from Lost to Found
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Cheryl Strayed
195 g
177x112x27 mm

Cheryl Strayed is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Torch, the huge New York Times-bestselling memoir Wild and the collection of essays Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Someone Who's Been There. Her work has appeared in numerous magazines and journals, including The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post Magazine, Allure and The Rumpus. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
A number one New York Times bestseller
Oprah's Book Club 2.0 selection
Radio Four's 'Book of the Week'

At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's rapid death from cancer, her family disbanded and her marriage crumbled. With nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to walk eleven-hundred miles of the west coast of America - from the Mojave Desert, through California and Oregon, and into Washington state - and to do it alone. She had no experience of long-distance hiking and the journey was nothing more than a line on a map. But it held a promise - a promise of piecing together a life that lay in ruins at her feet.

Strayed's account captures the agonies - both mental and physical - of her incredible journey; how it maddened and terrified her, and how, ultimately, it healed her. Wild is a brutal memoir of survival, grief and redemption: a searing portrayal of life at its lowest ebb and at its highest tide.
Die Frau mit dem Loch im Herzen, das war ich. Gerade 26 geworden, hat Cheryl Strayed das Gefühl, alles verloren zu haben. Und so trifft sie die folgenreichste Entscheidung ihres Lebens: die mehr als tausend Meilen des Pacific Crest Trail zu wandern, durch die Wüsten Kaliforniens, über die eisigen Höhen der Sierra Nevada, durch die Wälder Oregons bis zur Brücke der Götter im Bundesstaat Washington allein, ohne Erfahrungen und mit einem Rucksack auf dem Rücken, den sie Monster nennt. Diese Reise führt Cheryl Strayed bis an ihre Grenzen und darüber hinaus ...