nonfiction memoir travel adventurous emotional medium-paced

315 pages | first published 2012


At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of he...
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inspiring 74%
emotional 71%
reflective 68%
hopeful 44%
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challenging 18%
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informative 11%
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dark 5%
tense 5%
relaxing 3%


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