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Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback
by Robyn Davidson

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Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback by Robyn Davidson Overview

NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Robyn Davidson's opens the memoir of her perilous journey across 1,700 miles of hostile Australian desert to the sea with only four camels and a dog for company with the following words: “I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing something difficult and there's no going back." Enduring sweltering NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Robyn Davidson's opens the memoir of her perilous journey across 1,700 miles of hostile Australian desert to the sea with only four camels and a dog for company with the following words: “I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing something difficult and there's no going back." Enduring sweltering heat, fending off poisonous snakes and lecherous men, chasing her camels when they get skittish and nursing them when they are injured, Davidson emerges as an extraordinarily courageous heroine driven by a love of Australia's landscape, an empathy for its indigenous people, and a willingness to cast away the trappings of her former identity. Tracks is the compelling, candid story of her odyssey of discovery and transformation.  “An unforgettably powerful book.”—Cheryl Strayed, author of Wild Now with a new postscript by Robyn Davidson.

Robyn Davidson

About Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback Description

Robyn Davidson was born on a cattle property in Queensland, Australia. She went to Sydney in the late sixties, then spent time studying in Brisbane before moving to Alice Springs, where the events of this book begin. Since then, she has traveled extensively, living in London, New York, and India. In the early 1990s, she migrated with and wrote about nomads in northwestern India. She is now based i

Data Book Tracks: A Woman's Solo Trek Across 1700 Miles of Australian Outback

Original Title Tracks ISBN 0679762876 (ISBN13: 9780679762874 ) Edition Language English setting Australia Literary Awards Thomas Cook Travel Book Award (1980) (42)