Out of the Woods: A Memoir of Wayfinding (P.S. (Paperback))

Out of the Woods: A Memoir of Wayfinding (P.S. (Paperback))

Lynn Darling


Combining the soul-baring perception of Wild, the profound knowledge of Shop classification as Soulcraft, and the adventurous spirit of Eat, Pray, Love: Lynn Darling’s robust, lyrical memoir of self-discovery, packed with heat and wry humor, Out of the Woods.

When her college-bound daughter leaves domestic, Lynn Darling, widowed over a decade prior, reveals herself alone—and completely misplaced, without proposal of what she desires or perhaps who she is. trying to find solutions, she leaves manhattan for the solitary woods of Vermont. faraway from the everyday, cocooned within the flora and fauna, her basically partners a brand new puppy and a compass, she hopes to strengthen a feeling of direction—both within the woods and in her life.

Hiking unmapped trails, Darling meditates at the milestones of her previous; as she adapts to her new atmosphere, she makes use of the information she’s won to chart her destiny. And whilst an unforeseen setback approximately derails her newfound stability, she is ready to draw upon her newfound talents to discover her bearings and remain the course.

In revealing how one girl discovered to navigate—literally and metaphorically—the asymmetric process existence, Out of the Woods is, within the phrases of Pulitzer-prize successful writer Geraldine Brooks,  “a fantastic booklet . . . either a compass and a manifesto for navigating the often-treacherous switchbacks of the second one 1/2 life.” 

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