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A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

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This well-known travel writer with a particular brand of smoothly written wit returned to his native United States after 20 years in Great Britain and decided to rediscover America by backpacking — sort of, very sort of — on the Appalachian Trail with another overweight 40-something.

About the Author

Bill Bryson was born in Des Moines, Iowa. For twenty years he lived in England, where he worked for The Times and The Independent, and wrote for most major British and American publications. His books include travel memoirs (Neither Here Nor There, The Lost Continent, Notes from a Small Island), and books on language (The Mother Tongue, Made in America). He now lives in Hanover, New Hampshire, with his wife and four children.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780767902519
Author:
Bryson, Bill
Publisher:
Random House
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - South - East South Central (General)
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
United States - Northeast - General
Subject:
Appalachian Trail
Subject:
Natural history
Subject:
Natural history -- Appalachian Trail.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 275-276.
Publication Date:
June 1998
Binding:
Trade Cloth
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
276
Dimensions:
9.57x5.96x1.00 in. 1.08 lbs.

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