The plan that Cheryl Strayed hatched wasn't just naïve or foolish; it seemed almost suicidal:
Without hiking or even backpack experience, this callow 26-year-old set out to walk the entire Pacific Crest Trail, a 2,663-mile wilderness route from the Mexican border to Canada, across nine mountain ranges and three states. This solo project had been born less from a passion for nature than a deep sense of desperation. Cheryl's marriage was in its last crumbling stages and she was still reeling from the cancer death of her mother four years before. What she learned on the trip about extreme hiking, but mostly especially about herself is the subject of this fascinating, inspiriting memoir.
Thursday, May 19 at 7:00pm in the Fireside Room at Faith. Join other women to discuss “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail” by Cheryl Strayed.
4th Thursday of the Month Book Club
7:00pm at Faith Lutheran in the Fireside Room
Monthly Selections: 2016
'Wild: from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail'
by Cheryl Strayed
'To Kill a Mockingbird & Go Set a Watchman'
by Harper Lee
Potluck salad dinner at Burau's home. Have your list of selections ready with a short description because the next year's choices will be made.
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