Press Release Distribution
 

Members Login  |  Register  |  Why Join?   Follow us on Google+Follow us on TwitterFind us on LinkedInFind Us on FacebookSubscribe to our RSS FeedsSubscribe to our YouTube ChannelFind us on RebelMouse

Video Releases    |    Pricing & Distribution Plans    |    Today's News    |    News By Category    |    News By Date    |    Business Directory
All Press Releases for February 28, 2014 »
RSS Feeds RSS Feed     Print this news Printer Friendly     Email this news Email It    Create PDF PDF Version   



Prompt Proofing Reviews 'Wild' by Cheryl Strayed

The book, by Cheryl Strayed, has recently been made into a motion picture starring Reese Witherspoon.
 
x-small text small text medium text large text

  • <strong>Wild by Cheryl Strayed</strong>
  • <strong>Prompt Proofing logo</strong>
    VANCOUVER, BC, February 28, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- On the surface, Wild chronicles Cheryl Strayed's three-month solitary hike along the Pacific Crest Trail; however, as her journey progresses, we gradually learn more about Cheryl's troubled past and the events that drove her to pursue this particular quest. For Cheryl, the epic journey is not only an extreme physical challenge but a way for her to come to terms with her personal demons. She has recently lost her mother and amicably divorced her husband - among other issues. It seems trite to see the journey as a metaphor but one can hardly avoid seeing Cheryl's emotional development and rapidly increasing self-reliance mirrored in her personal life.

At the beginning of her journey, Cheryl is appallingly ill prepared, attempting to carry a pack - aptly named 'the Monster' - that is too heavy for her to even lift an inch off the ground. (For those looking for symbolism, we also discover that her personal life is a complete mess at this point.) The hardships of the trail are vividly portrayed through this memoir, probably causing most readers to wonder why any sane person would even consider such an enterprise, much less carry it through. Cheryl encounters bears, rattlesnakes, ants and - in a scene that provides nightmare fodder for years to come - hundreds of tiny black frogs covering her as she sleeps. She loses toenails (ill-fitting boots), she battles heat, thirst and extreme cold and is perpetually broke and reliant on the kindness of strangers - something which, fortunately, is readily available.

Cheryl also encounters travelling companions with whom she forms close connections and who give her support and encouragement. Despite these companions, Cheryl's passion is to complete the hike alone - the solitude she enjoys on the trail is vital to her.

This amazing story shows us the incredible beauty of the American wilderness - along with its constant hazards - while keeping us eager to discover the next part of Cheryl's history, slowly revealed to us throughout the journey. Definitely recommended!

About Prompt Proofing

Prompt Proofing is based in Vancouver, BC, Canada and was officially launched in 2010 by a team of editing and writing professionals who have over 40 years of experience in the education, news media, public relations and recruitment fields. Prompt Proofing prides itself on affordable services delivered with fast turnaround times, without sacrificing quality or accuracy.

Offering content writing, editing and proofreading services, Prompt Proofing takes care of your individual or business content needs. We have customers throughout North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, the United Kingdom, Asia and Australia.

Visit our website for more information at http://www.PromptProofing.com.

We offer coupons, news and more through our social media sites:
Follow us on Twitter at: http://twitter.com/promptproofing
Like us on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/promptproofing



---
Press release service and press release distribution provided by http://www.24-7pressrelease.com


# # #

Read more Press Releases from Pat Wootton:


Contact Information:
Pat Wootton
Prompt Proofing

Vancouver, BC
Canada
Voice: 1-888-305-7917
E-Mail: Email us Here
Website: Visit Our Website
Blog: Visit Our Blog
Follow Us:
 Find Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter
Disclaimer:
If you have any questions regarding information in this press release, please contact the person listed in the contact module of this page. Please do not attempt to contact 24-7PressRelease. We are unable to assist you with any information regarding this release. 24-7PressRelease disclaims any content contained in this press release. Please see our complete Terms of Service disclaimer for more information.