Grandma Gatewood Hikes the Appalachian Trail by Jennifer Thermes PDF

By Jennifer Thermes

ISBN-10: 1419728393

ISBN-13: 9781419728396

Emma Gatewood’s existence was once faraway from effortless. In rural Ohio, she controlled a loved ones of eleven children along a less-than-supportive husband. in the future, at age sixty seven, she made up our minds to move for a pleasant lengthy stroll . . . and ended up finishing the Appalachian Trail.
With simply the garments on her again and 2 skinny canvas shoes on her ft, Grandma Gatewood hiked up ridges and down ravines. She braved offended storms and witnessed breathtaking sunrises. whilst issues acquired really difficult, she trusted the kindness of strangers or sheer good fortune to get her during the evening. whilst the newspapers acquired wind of her notable event, the complete nation cheered her directly to the top of her trek, which got here quite a few months after she set out. a narrative of precise grit and woman strength at any age, Grandma Gatewood proves that no height is insurmountable.

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