A Walk in the Woods


Written By: Bill Bryson

Written By: Bill Bryson

Length:5 hours and 58 min.

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"Not long after I moved with my family to some small town in New Hampshire, I happened upon a route that vanished right into a wood in the border of city." So begins Bill Bryson's hilarious novel, A Walk in the Woods. Following his return to America after twenty years in Britain, Bryson decided to re-acquaint himself with his native country by strolling the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine. The AT, because it's affectionately known to a large number of hikers, has an amazing landscape of silent forests and sparkling lakes - and into a writer together with the comic genius of Bill Bryson, in addition, it provides limitless opportunities to check his own powers of ineptitude, and to witness the majestic silliness of his fellow human beings. But A Walk in the Woods is more than just a giggle-out-loud hike. Bryson's acute eye is a wise witness to this delicate and lovely trail, and as he tells its fascinating history, he makes a moving plea for the conservation of America's last great wilderness. An journey, a comedy, a lament, together with a party, A Walk in the Woods is destined to become a modern classic of travel literature.