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#191235 - 07/03/15 04:51 PM Rabid: The Pacific Crest Trail. 'Cause therapy ain
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I saw a review of this book in my local trail conservation magazine; looked good enough that I bought a copy, looking forward to reading it.

http://www.amazon.com/Rabid-Pacific-Trail-therapy-working-ebook/dp/B00JVGFMT8
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#191281 - 07/07/15 10:49 PM Re: Rabid: The Pacific Crest Trail. 'Cause therapy ain [Re: BrianLe]
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Thanks, Brianle, ordered it for the Kindle.
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#191290 - 07/08/15 01:17 PM Re: Rabid: The Pacific Crest Trail. 'Cause therapy ain [Re: kevonionia]
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Having now actually read it in the interim, I'll say that I found it fun, with a couple of big caveats:

First, the humor seems a little strained at times, particularly the beginning section as I recall.

Second: I have no idea how well someone not already well versed (and ideally experienced) in thru-hiker culture and lifestyle would relate to some of it.

It's not fundamentally a parody of Wild, though she does nicely skewer it on occasion.
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