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A Walk in the Woods

by Bill Bryson

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judygreeneyes August 18th, 2015 09:47 PM PST

I listened to this book on my ipod. It could have been dull, but it never was. I had the sense of being with Bryson and Katz as they trudged along, in the heat, cold, snow, rain, bugs, hunger, exhaustion, and incredible vistas, eating Snickers and raisins and dreaming of steak, pie, and showers. I loved the bits and pieces of factual information about the Appalachian Trail and the National Park Service that were woven in along the way. I'm not a backpacker, mostly an infrequent day-hiker, but this book made me want to head on out...

Reading it on audio was a real bonus also, since it was read by Bill Bryson.