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


God only knows what possessed Bill Bryson, a reluctant adventurer if ever there was one, to undertake a gruelling hike along the world’s longest continuous footpath—The Appalachian Trail.

The 2,000-plus-mile trail winds through 14 states, stretching along the east coast of the United States, from Georgia to Maine. It snakes through some of the wildest and most spectacular landscapes in North America, as well as through some of its most poverty-stricken and primitive backwoods areas.

With his offbeat sensibility, his eye for the absurd, and his laugh-out-loud sense of humour, Bryson recounts his confrontations with nature at its most uncompromising over his five-month journey.

An instant classic, riotously funny, A Walk in the Woods will add a whole new audience to the legions of Bill Bryson fans.


  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Anchor Canada (Aug. 13 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0385658583
  • ISBN-13: 978-0385658584
  • Product Dimensions: 12.8 x 2.1 x 19.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 204 g


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