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Episode 2

Book of the Week, Wild Episode 2 of 5

15 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 01 January 2013

Cheryl Strayed's redemptive account of hiking 1100 miles alone through America's rugged western landscape. At twenty-six Cheryl Strayed thought she'd lost everything after her mother died, and her marriage crumbled. With no previous experience of backpacking, she made the impulsive decision to rebuild her life by setting out on an incredible journey along America's Pacific Crest Trail. Today, Cheryl Strayed begins her journey in the heat of California's Mojave desert.

Read by Kelly Burke
Abridged by Miranda Davies
Produced by Elizabeth Allard.


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