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Wild Lesson Plan

Introduction to Wild

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail is a 2012 memoir published by Cheryl Strayed. Although it has not yet become a big component of high school curricula, it is a widely popular book. In addition to having made the #1 spot on the New York Times Best-Sellers list, it was adapted into a feature-length film in 2014. By 2015, it had already been translated into 30 languages and won many other awards besides.

Cheryl Strayed's larger body of work is quite popular as well. She has published 3 other books, including one novel and two self-help books (one of which has been adapted to stage). She is the author of the "Dear Sugar" advice column on The Rumpus, which was subsequently...

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