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A Walk in the Woods Audiobook

A Walk in the Woods

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The Appalachian Trail covers 14 states and over 2,000 miles, snaking through some of the most spectacular landscapes in America. Reluctant adventurer Bryson recounts his gruelling hike along the longest continuous footpath in the world.

©1998 Bill Bryson; (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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  • Earthhare
    Cambridge
    11/12/15
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    "A talk in the woods"

    having never listened to or read a Bill Bryson book before I didn't know what to expect. I bought the unabridged version of the book and having listened to it, I now think perhaps the abridged would have been better. If you are familiar with Bill's seemingly endless historical, cultural and geographical waffling...and enjoy this, then you'll love the unabridged version. I however absolutely loved the story of him and Katz and although a little extra information about the trail was great, I soon got bored of it and just wanted to hear more about his antics on the trail. So if you'd rather just stick to the story, I would imagine the abridged version would be more your cup of tea :)

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  • Amazon Customer
    UK
    11/8/15
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    "A (speedy) walk in the woods"

    I love this book and have read my paperback version several times. But Roberts reads too quickly. I much prefer the version read by Bryson himself

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  • Jean the Bean
    Leicester UK
    9/14/15
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    "Read this before you see the film!"

    Another Bryson gem, narrated by the golden voice of William Roberts. A great adventure on the Appalachian Trail.

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  • Roderic
    Victoria Park, Australia
    9/9/15
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    "Bryson! Wonderful as always"

    I love the humour in Bill Bryson's work and I also very much admire his sharp social and cultural observations, and the amount of interesting and valuable information he delivers. I will be reading another Bryson soon.

    William Roberts is again excellent in bringing Bryson's prose to life.

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  • Donal M.
    9/6/15
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    "Just a fantastic read"

    This must be one of Bill Bryson's best. Having only started hiking 8 months ago I can appreciate the whole story. This is a must for hikers. Very witty with a beautiful use of language. I've read several already and I'll be looking for more. Well narrated too.

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  • Dave Merrett
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    8/31/15
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    "very funny"

    Great book with great narration. Looking forward to the film. i would recommend this book.

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  • Ian
    7/26/15
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    "Enjoyable"
    What made the experience of listening to A Walk in the Woods the most enjoyable?

    the humour Bill Bryson brings to every day situations


    What other book might you compare A Walk in the Woods to, and why?

    anything else by the author


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    Any additional comments?

    Helped me make my mind up that this walk is a bit too hardcore for me

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Mr. Giles A. Warren
    sussex uk
    7/24/15
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    "Really loved this book"

    I'm a big fan of Bill Bryson but this is one of my favourites , entertaining and charming , also glad it's being made into a film !

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Harry
    7/20/15
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    "Great listen"
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    A well read, great book. Good mix of adventure, characters and interesting facts & stories.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • Sherlock Holmes
    7/18/15
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    "Bryson at his best"

    What a delight and a hilarious adventure I have enjoyed listening to this over and over. It should come with a warning .. Do not listen to this in public. The book has the same effect. Bryson is so talented. And now Robert Redford stars in the movie can't wait to see it. No spoiler alert but you must read this book to see for you self what happens when to friends take a walk in the woods. Enjoy.

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