This central figure in the memoir is also its author. Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail is based on her life and, more specifically, her journey of self-discovery while hiking the PCT.
This figure in the memoir is the author's mother. The reader learns towards the beginning of the book that she was shockingly diagnosed with advanced lung cancer and died less than two months later, at the age of 45.
This is the author's now ex-husband. He is portrayed as kind, loving, patient and understanding.
This figure is the author's step-father, and he is mentioned throughout the book.
This is the author's older sister.
This is the author's younger brother.
This is one of the author's former lovers. She began having an affair with him in Portland and they frequently used heroin together.
This fellow PCT hiker...
This section contains 382 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)