Author: Bill Bryson
Source: Book Swap
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Summary: The sense of humor in this book left me with mixed feelings, but the personal stories and fun facts were great.
This memoir of hiking the Appalachian Trail is the second book I’ve read by author and novice hiker Bill Bryson. I tried his A Short History of Nearly Everything and found his dad joke-y humor wasn’t enough to carry me through a long book that rehashed natural history I’m already familiar with. This memoir, which included details of his personal experience and new-to-me info, was much more enjoyable. I’m glad I finally gave his books a second chance. Read more »