The Appalachian Trail stretches from Georgia to Maine and covers some of the most breathtaking terrain in America–majestic mountains, silent forests, sparking lakes. If you’re going to take a hike, it’s probably the place to go. And Bill Bryson is surely the most entertaining guide you’ll find. He introduces us to the history and ecology of the trail and to some of the other hardy (or just foolhardy) folks he meets along the way–and a couple of bears. The 2015 film adaptation stars Robert Redford, Nick Nolte and Emma Thompson.
The discussion group centers on books that were made into movies.
Adult patrons are invited to read the book, listen to the book or
watch the movie and join us for a lively discussion on the