There are people who, if dropped in the middle of the woods, would see nothing but the glory of the forest, the colors in the foliage, and the beauty of the ground beneath their feet. Cheryl Strayed I am not.
Cheryl Strayed’s Wild is probably the best-known recent example of a memoir that centers on a journey through a harsh landscape. There’s another one that deserves your attention, too — Kathleen Winter’s Boundless, which tells the tale of the writer’s voyage through the icebound Northwest Passage. At The Guardian, a review of the memoir.
Unless you?ve been living under a rock the past few years, you?ve probably heard of, read or seen the film adaptation of Cheryl Strayed?s bestselling memoir, Wild. If you haven?t, here?s the quick and skinny: The book chronicles Strayed?s...Show More Summary
Hiking has gone Hollywood with the film adaptation of Cheryl Strayed’s bestselling backpacking memoir Wild – and the Pacific Crest Trail is its real star. If the film inspires you, here are 10 trails that explore the stunning US wilderness … Continue reading ?
Last night at the State of the Union address by President Obama, my guest was Portlander Cheryl Strayed, author of the bestselling book Wild. Her tale is currently being portrayed on the big screen by Reese Witherspoon: an epic story...Show More Summary
And the list of slightly famous people attending Tuesday night’s State of the Union address keeps getting slightly bigger. Author Cheryl Strayed, whose walkabout memoir “Wild” was made into a movie starring Reese Witherspoon, will be a guest of Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.). In the best-selling book Strayed recounts the tail of her transformative 1,100-mile hike up the […]
Reese Witherspoon's mom is such a sweetheart! The actress may not have taken home an award for her powerful portrayal of Cheryl Strayed in Wild, but she got something even better on Sunday! When the glitz and glamor from the Golden Globes ended, the actress received some pretty awesome text messages from her lovely mother Betty! [ Related: [...]
I successfully ignored Cheryl Strayed's memoir, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, for over two years after its publication. This was no small feat, considering the widespread critical acclaim it received, the book's...Show More Summary
Reese Witherspoon may not have taken home a Golden Globe on Sunday night, but she looked happy as ever while hanging out at the 20th Century Fox afterparty. The Wild star stayed close to the book's author, Cheryl Strayed, whom she also walked the red carpet with earlier in the night. Show More Summary
Reese Witherspoon sparkles in silver as she arrives at the 2015 Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday (January 11) in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 38-year-old actress posed on the red carpet with Cheryl Strayed, whom she played in the film Wild. Reese is up for Best Performance in a Motion [...]
It only took Reese Witherspoon 48 hours to realize she wanted to be part of Cheryl Strayed's "Wild" adventure.
… based on the memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed. The film stars Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern. … In 1995, Cheryl Strayed decides to hike more than a thousand miles of … Continue reading...
Can a radical immersion in nature heal our deep emotional wounds? That it can is the premise of Wild, the movie version of Cheryl Strayed's memoir about her thousand-mile trek along the Pacific Coast Trail. In a memorable performance,...Show More Summary
Setting aside the perky, cute-girl persona that serves her so well on screen, Reese Witherspoon brings a gritty, stripped bare (literally and figuratively) performance to her role as Cheryl Strayed in the film "Wild." An adaptation of Strayed's bestselling 2012 memoir of her 1,100-mile solo...
Vulture listed Cheryl Strayed's 10 best "Dear Sugar" columns. At I Will Dare, Jodi Chromey listed her favorite song lyrics of the year. 71 online "best books of 2014" lists were added to the master aggregation at Largehearted Boy Friday...
The last words that Reese Witherspoon utters in Wild come directly from Cheryl Strayed’s memoir (no spoilers, but trust us: You may tear up when you hear them) and will certainly send many people rushing out of the theater to buy a copy of the book. Wild — both iterations... More »
December 22, 2014 Posted by Jay Livingston It’s not exactly plagiarism, this similarity between one author and another. But what is it – inspiration, homage, or just a plain ripoff?I’ve been reading Wild by Cheryl Strayed, which, according...Show More Summary
Wild is director Jean-Marc Vallee’s follow-up to Dallas Buyers’ Club and it is as powerful and rewarding an experience. In wild, Reese Witherspoon stars as Cheryl Strayed whose hike up the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT) was a response to a personal tragedy that came after her descent into drugs and sex – which followed another […]
Bestselling author Cheryl Strayed has written more than a few must-read bits of wisdom over the years, and now she's bringing her compelling advice to the new Dear Sugar podcast. Her memoir, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Coast...Show More Summary
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