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Old 02-26-2014, 05:01 AM   #31
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I didn't realise it, but South is available right here in the Patricia Clarke Memorial Library:

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Old 02-26-2014, 05:29 AM   #32
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I would have endorsed The Worst Journey in the World, but I see it is already fully nominated. I will second The Right Stuff.
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Old 02-26-2014, 05:43 AM   #33
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I third "South".
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Old 02-26-2014, 11:49 AM   #34
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I would like to nominate Wild by Cheryl Strayed

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A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe—and built her back up again.

At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State—and to do it alone. She had no experience as a long-distance hiker, and the trail was little more than “an idea, vague and outlandish and full of promise.” But it was a promise of piecing back together a life that had come undone.

Strayed faces down rattlesnakes and black bears, intense heat and record snowfalls, and both the beauty and loneliness of the trail. Told with great suspense and style, sparkling with warmth and humor, Wild vividly captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddened, strengthened, and ultimately healed her.
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This is the first time that I'm suggesting a book, so I hope this one will fit in the category.
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Old 02-26-2014, 12:04 PM   #35
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It fits! We had it last year in this category too!

I second "Wild". ( to Jon)
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Old 02-26-2014, 03:32 PM   #36
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This could be a real horse race with from my count four books that can be obtained for free.
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Old 02-26-2014, 04:53 PM   #37
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Old 02-27-2014, 10:15 AM   #38
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I'll third Sailing Alone Around the World by Joshua Slocum
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