Strayed toward home: ‘Wild’ author to speak at UND Writers Conference
Published 03/13/2013, INFORUM
While the crocuses bloom near her home in Portland, Ore., heavy snow falls in northern Minnesota, the place Cheryl Strayed considers her homeland. It’s the place where her longest journey began. Where her mother died, her marriage crumbled, and the idea to hike the Pacific Crest Trail took root, a chapter of her life compellingly told in her best-selling memoir, “Wild.”Word count: 1534
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