An instant classic, riotously funny, "A Walk in the Woods will add a whole new audience to the legions of Bill Bryson fans. About the Author Bill Bryson's bestselling books include A Walk in the Woods , Neither Here Nor There , In a Sunburned Country , Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words , and A Short History of Nearly Everything , the latter of which earned him the 2004 Aventis Prize.
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A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail is a 1998 autobiographical book by travel writer Bill Bryson, describing his attempt to walk the Appalachian Trail with his friend "Stephen Katz". The book is written in a humorous style, interspersed with more serious discussions of matters relating to the trail's history, and the surrounding sociology, ecology, trees, plants, animals and people.
- Bill Bryson
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A walk can turn into a hike, which can turn into memories for a lifetime. A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson recounts his adventures up and down the Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Georgia up to Maine. Bryson grew up in America but moved to England for a while. After many years, he and his family moved back to America.
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May 05, 1998 · In “A Walk in the Woods” Bill Bryson attempts to walk the Appalachian Trail with a childhood friend. The book documents that attempt, and mixes in s “I don’t recall a moment in my life when I was more acutely aware of how providence has favored the land to which I was born.” (3.5 stars)
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Sep 02, 2015 · A Walk in the Woods ( 2015) A Walk in the Woods. R | 1h 44min | Adventure, Biography, Comedy | 2 September 2015 (USA) 2:26 | Trailer. 18 VIDEOS | 214 IMAGES. After spending two decades in England, Bill Bryson (Robert Redford) returns to the U.S., where he decides the best way to connect with his homeland is to hike the Appalachian Trail with one of his oldest friends, Stephen Katz (Nick Nolte).
- Ken Kwapis
- 2 min
So begins Bill Bryson's hilarious book A Walk in the Woods. Following his return to America after twenty years in Britain, Bryson decided to reacquaint himself with his native country by walking the 2,100-mile Appalachian Trail, which stretches from Springer Mountain in Georgia to Mount Katahdin in Maine.
- “Black bears rarely attack. But here's the thing. Sometimes they do. All bears are agile, cunning and immensely strong, and they are always hungry. If they want to kill you and eat you, they can, and pretty much whenever they want.
- “Distance changes utterly when you take the world on foot. A mile becomes a long way, two miles literally considerable, ten miles whopping, fifty miles at the very limits of conception.
- “That's the trouble with losing your mind; by the time it's gone, it's too late to get it back.” ― Bill Bryson, A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail.
- “What on earth would I do if four bears came into my camp? Why, I would die of course. Literally shit myself lifeless.” ― Bill Bryson, A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail.
A Walk in the Woods is a 2015 American biographical comedy-drama film directed by Ken Kwapis and starring Robert Redford, Nick Nolte and Emma Thompson.Based on the 1998 book/memoir of the same name by Bill Bryson, it was released on September 2, 2015, by Broad Green Pictures.
A Walk in the Woods is a travel memoir that documents Bill Bryson’s trek along the Appalachian Trail. The comical, yet heartfelt memoir is made all the more surreal by the fact that Bryson had no actual experience in hiking.