Walk in the Woods

Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

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"Not long after I moved with my family to a small town in New Hampshire, I happened upon a path that vanished into a wood on the edge of town."So begins Bill Bryson's hilarious book A Walk in the Woods.  Following his return to America afte ...Continua

Delicious, like most things Bryson wrote. Well balanced between humour and reflection, between autobiography and history, it is a nice read for hikers, former hikers, wannabe hikers and people who never hiked and never will.

A Walk in the Woods
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson is part travelogue, part comedy, and part monologue. The book is at times informative, at times unkind, and at times funny. It is a personal journey, a social commentary, and a call to action to protect the Appalach...Continua
Bill e Katz percorrono l’Appalachian Trail, il sentiero più lungo del mondo, 3.400km dalla Georgia al Maine. Una moderna storia sul modello di Tre uomini in barca, scritta con arguzia e ironia, Bryson vive la vicenda, ma la racconta come se osservass...Continua
Wrote 10/18/10

My advice: read "Neither Here Nor There" before this. You'll then be able to appreciate the reunion of Katz and Bryson twenty years after their split-up in Europe.

Wrote 7/12/10
Switching between civilization comfort and grubbiness hike, Bryson and Katz went through one third of Appalachian Trail. I love the last part, Katz spoke out how he suffered from trying not indulged in drinking, got lost in the woods, and finally reu...Continua

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