A Walk in the Woods - Chapter 13 Summary & Analysis

Bill Bryson
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Chapter 13 Summary

Bryson and Katz reach the end of their trek's first stage. They each have to return home for part of the summer but plan to meet again in August to hike the Hundred Mile Wilderness in Maine. They have hiked 500 miles when Bryson's wife picks them up in Front Royal, Virginia. Bryson feels strange being back in his hometown, not hiking. He goes on a series of day hikes but longs to be back on the trail. In June he drives to Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, where he learns more about some recent murders. Had they not been killed, the women would have been passing through Harpers Ferry at about the same time.

Chapter 13 Analysis

Just as adjusting to the woods was difficult in the beginning, readjusting to life outside is a challenging period in which Bryson reorients himself. After a few weeks...

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