Author Cheryl Strayed talks about her book, Wild.

WILD chronicles Cheryl s life-changing hike from Southern California to the Oregon-Washington border along the Pacific Crest Trail, following the sudden and earth-shattering death of her mother. Cheryl was 22 when her mother died only 7 weeks after being diagnosed with cancer at 45-years-old. After her life fell apart Cheryl embarked on the hike, and subsequently found her way back to life.

She is in Seattle for an appearance at Third Place Books on April 3. (

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