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 category as Soulcraft, and the adventurous spirit of Eat, Pray, Love: Lynn Darling’s strong, lyrical memoir of self-discovery, filled with heat and wry humor, Out of the Woods.

When her college-bound daughter leaves domestic, Lynn Darling, widowed over a decade past, reveals herself alone—and completely misplaced, without concept of what she desires or perhaps who she is. trying to find solutions, she leaves long island for the solitary woods of Vermont. faraway from the normal, cocooned within the wildlife, her merely partners a brand new puppy and a compass, she hopes to improve a feeling of direction—both within the woods and in her life.

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

In revealing how one lady discovered to navigate—literally and metaphorically—the asymmetric process lifestyles, Out of the Woods is, within the phrases of Pulitzer-prize successful writer Geraldine Brooks,  “a remarkable e-book . . . either a compass and a manifesto for navigating the often-treacherous switchbacks of the second one half life.” 

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