A Walk in the Woods Study Guide

A Walk in the Woods

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

A Walk in the Woods relates the author's adventures as he and a childhood friend attempt to hike the Appalachian Trail. Along the way, they encounter rain, snow, irritating hikers, and Dollywood, yet still manage to discover an appreciation for the fragile beauty of nature. This comic novel explores the history of the Appalachian Trail and the value of environmentalism in an age of pollution and contempt for conservation.

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