A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson - 397 pages
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson is a hilarious tale of the author and his woefully unprepared friend Stephen Katz as they take on the historic Appalachian Trail. Bryson is a travel writer by trade and uses his experiences to entertain readers with funny anecdotes while educating them as well. Walk follows Bryson and his friend Katz through adventures in the woods from Georgia to Maine on the famed trail. They encounter several strange characters and one night of terror with the threat of an unseen prowling bear. This book is adorably funny and gives the reader knowledge of the Appalachian Trail and the subsequent towns and inhabitants along the way.