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Walking the trail

one man"s journey along the Cherokee Trail of Tears

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Published by Thorndike in Thorndike, ME .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Large type books,
  • Cherokee Indians,
  • Description and travel,
  • Biography,
  • Removal

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 353.

    Statementby Jerry Ellis
    The Physical Object
    FormatLarge type
    Pagination353 p.
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24755101M
    ISBN 101560546425
    ISBN 109781560546429
    LC Control Number92043588
    OCLC/WorldCa411075483

    In late summer of , Ellis, an unsuccessful Hollywood screenwriter suffering from midlife blues, set out to walk in reverse the mile Trail of Tears traversed in by Cherokee Indians being h. : WALKING THE TRAIL () by Ellis, Jerry and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().

    Stay on trail, and if lost, hug a tree. If searchers were looking for you, you’d want to be on trail. It limits the search area and makes you easier to find. Being lost or injured is exponentially more problematic if you’re off-trail and in the middle of nowhere. Remember, .   Thru-hiking the Appalachian Trail is one of the most adventurous things you can do in the U.S. It is an arduous but rewarding journey that will lead you across 14 different states. The trail spreads between Mount Katahdin, Maine and Springer Mountain, Georgia. Usually, it takes people around 6 months to finish it.

    A moving account of one man's spiritual journey along the Cherokee Trail of Tears. Initially searching for his Native American roots, Ellis spent two months walking some miles along lonely roads, through small towns, and among Range: $ - $ According to the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, over hikers walked the entire trail in Walking the entire trail in one year is referred to as a thru-hike. Only about 20% of those who set out to do a thru-hike will finish. Located in the Eastern United States, the Appalachian Mountains are the oldest mountain range in North America.


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This is the story of what he found and what he learned/5. Walking the Appalachian Trail Paperback – October 1, by Larry Luxenberg (Author)Cited by: 1. The Paperback of the Walking the Trail: One Man's Journey along the Cherokee Trail of Tears by Jerry Ellis at Barnes & Noble.

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From the wistful Texan who recounts the story of his abuse-ridden boyhood, to the Charles Manson look-alike charging along the road with a rock clutched in his fist, to the confused but nubile young member of a Missouri religious cult Walking the trail book whom Ellis falls briefly in lust—these are the inheritors of the Trail's violent legacy, and a stranger collection of people couldn't be : Jerry Ellis.

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