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A Walk in the Woods

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The classic chronicle of a “terribly misguided and terribly funny” (The Washington Post) hike of the Appalachian Trail, from the author of A Short History of Nearly Everything and The Body
 
“The best way of escaping into nature.”—The New York Times 
 
Back in America after twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Georgia to Maine. The AT offers an astonishing landscape of silent forests and sparkling lakes—and to a writer with the comic genius of Bill Bryson, it also provides endless opportunities to witness the majestic silliness of his fellow human beings. 
 
For a start there’s the gloriously out-of-shape Stephen Katz, a buddy from Iowa along for the walk....

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Publisher: Crown

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  • Release date: September 8, 2010

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  • ISBN: 9780307717832
  • Release date: September 8, 2010

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  • ISBN: 9780307717832
  • File size: 3142 KB
  • Release date: September 8, 2010

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ATOS Level:7.6
Lexile® Measure:1210
Interest Level:9-12(UG)
Text Difficulty:6

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The classic chronicle of a “terribly misguided and terribly funny” (The Washington Post) hike of the Appalachian Trail, from the author of A Short History of Nearly Everything and The Body
 
“The best way of escaping into nature.”—The New York Times 
 
Back in America after twenty years in Britain, Bill Bryson decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Georgia to Maine. The AT offers an astonishing landscape of silent forests and sparkling lakes—and to a writer with the comic genius of Bill Bryson, it also provides endless opportunities to witness the majestic silliness of his fellow human beings. 
 
For a start there’s the gloriously out-of-shape Stephen Katz, a buddy from Iowa along for the walk....

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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Crown

    Kindle Book
    Release date: September 8, 2010

    OverDrive Read
    ISBN: 9780307717832
    Release date: September 8, 2010

    EPUB ebook
    ISBN: 9780307717832
    File size: 3142 KB
    Release date: September 8, 2010

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  • Formats
    Kindle Book
    OverDrive Read
    EPUB ebook
  • Languages
    English
  • Levels
    ATOS Level: 7.6
    Lexile® Measure: 1210
    Interest Level: 9-12(UG)
    Text Difficulty: 6
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