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A 15-Minute Summary & Analysis of Cheryl Strayed’s Wild Audiobook

A 15-Minute Summary & Analysis of Cheryl Strayed’s Wild Audiobook


by Instaread

  • Narrated by: Jason P. Hilton
  • Length: 32 mins
  • Release date: 02-19-15
  • Language: English

PLEASE NOTE: This is an unofficial summary and analysis of the book and NOT the original book.

Wild by Cheryl Strayed – A 20-Minute Summary and Analysis

Inside this Instaread:

  • Summary of entire book
  • Introduction to the Important People in the book
  • Analysis of the Themes and Author’s Style

Preview of this Instaread:

Wild chronicles Cheryl Strayed’s adventure of self-discovery in the wilderness. The book begins 38 days into her three-month odyssey on the Pacific Crest Trail (PCT). Her too-tight boots were destroying her feet. After accidentally knocking one off a mountainside, she tossed the other away. In this way, they become symbols for her former life that hemmed her in.

A free spirit, Strayed’s mother, Bobbi, raised her kids in a series of cheap apartments, then in a primitive house without running water in the Minnesota woods. Bobbi was so close to Strayed that they went to college together.

Strayed’s world fell apart when her mother, Bobbi, was diagnosed with lung cancer and died within weeks. In her grief, Strayed pulled away from her sister, brother, stepfather, and husband, Paul. Without her mother, she was not sure who she was.

Nearly five years after Bobbi’s death, Strayed’s life had become increasingly unhappy….

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32 mins

Narrated by

Jason P. Hilton

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