A Walk for Sunshine: A 2,160 Mile Expedition for Charity on the Appalachian Trail (Revised Edition, Revised)

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Product Details

Price
$15.95  $14.83
Publisher
Beaufort Books
Publish Date
Pages
285
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.4 X 0.8 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780825308499

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About the Author

Jeff Alt's adventures have been featured on ESPN, Hallmark Channel, in the Associated Press, and more. Alt is a celebrated author and a talented speaker. He is the author of Four Boots One Journey, Get Your Kids Hiking, and A Walk for Sunshine. A Walk for Sunshine won the Gold in the 2009 Foreword Reviews Book of the Year awards. It took first place winner in the 2009 National Best Books Awards Sponsored by USA Book News, and won a Bronze in the 2010 Living Now Book Awards sponsored by Jenkins Group. Get Your Kids Hiking won the Bronze in both the 2014 Living Now Book Awards, and the 2013 IndieFab Award in Family and Relationships. Alt is a member of the Outdoor Writers Association of America (OWAA). He has walked the Appalachian Trail, the John Muir Trail with his wife, and he carried his 21-month old daughter across a path of Ireland.

Reviews

"An inherently fascinating, absorbing, and entertaining read from cover to cover, this new twentieth anniversary edition of "A Walk for Sunshine" is unreservedly recommended for both community and academic library collections." --Midwest Book Review

"I recommend this book to anyone who is a hiker, or who has a physical goal they want to reach, whether it's running a race, climbing a mountain, or winning a championship because you learn so much about the qualities needed to accomplish a daunting task." --Enthusiastic About Life

"Jeff's book is unique because it not only documents his personal journey on the AT but also captures the real challenges and joy of trekking for a cause. It ain't sunshine all the time to push through boundaries to accomplish a goal your heart truly is set to achieve. In this edition, I appreciated Jeff's outline in the end of concrete steps to take in order to make one's social cause a success for those of us who wish to make hiking a tool to make a difference." --Brown Gal Trekker