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


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With his offbeat sensibility, his eye for the absurd, and his laugh-out-loud sense of humor, Bryson recounts his confrontations with nature at its most uncompromising over his five-month journey along the Appalachian Trail in this "New York Times" bestseller, available in mass market for the first time.

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Malcolm J

Sep 26, 2013

Ace read.

Needed a break from Vasily Grossman's book, 'Life and Fate'. Got
A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail
by Bill Bryson. Great read. Highly recommended.


Oct 25, 2012

Appalachian Trail journal

What an absolutely wonderful book! When Mr. Bryson writes, you feel he is talking directly to you. And his use of wit and humor interspersed with his running journal of days on the trail...well, you almost want to get out the hiking boots and tent and start a walk in the woods!


May 3, 2012

Better Bryson

A fun read. This and "In a Sunburned Country" are among the better Bryson titles.


Oct 20, 2011


Bill Bryson is a great writer and this book is one of his best.


Aug 25, 2011

Brysons Walk in the woods

Have Just started reading this book, so I can not rate it, fairly. I can only rate what I've read so far, and it is true "Bryson." If you like Bryson's wit and style, this book will not disappoint you.

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