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Cheryl Strayed

Auteur de Wild

11+ oeuvres 11,636 utilisateurs 640 critiques 8 Favoris

A propos de l'auteur

Cheryl Strayed, née Nyland, was born on September 17, 1968 in Spangler, Pennsylvania. She is an American memoirist, novelist and essayist. Her second book, Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail was published in the United States on March 20, 2012, and has been translated into more afficher plus than thirty languages. It is an Oprah Book Club 2.0 choice, made the New York Times Bestseller list and was optioned for film rights by Reese Witherspoon even before it was published. The film is scheduled to be released in 2014. Strayed's first book, the novel Torch, was published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in February 2006. She attended the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree, graduating magna cum laude with a double major in English and Women's Studies. A long-time feminist activist, Strayed served on the first board of directors for VIDA: Women in Literary Arts. (Bowker Author Biography) afficher moins

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Œuvres de Cheryl Strayed

Wild (2012) 8,670 exemplaires
Torch (2006) 393 exemplaires
Brave Enough (2015) 284 exemplaires
The Best American Essays 2013 (2013) — Directeur de publication — 213 exemplaires
The Best American Travel Writing 2018 (2018) — Directeur de publication — 69 exemplaires
This Telling (2020) 46 exemplaires
My First Novel (2013) 1 exemplaire
Vadon 1 exemplaire

Oeuvres associées

The Best American Essays 2003 (2003) — Contributeur — 314 exemplaires
The Best American Essays 2000 (2000) — Contributeur — 212 exemplaires
Pen and Ink: Tattoos and the Stories Behind Them (2014) — Introduction — 73 exemplaires
An Innocent Abroad: Life-Changing Trips from 35 Great Writers (2014) — Contributeur — 71 exemplaires
Best New American Voices 2003 (2002) — Contributeur — 58 exemplaires
2011 Pushcart Prize XXXV: Best of the Small Presses (2010) — Contributeur — 39 exemplaires
Going Om: Real-Life Stories On and Off the Yoga Mat (2014) — Avant-propos — 18 exemplaires
Out of Line: Women on the Verge of a Breakthrough — Contributeur — 1 exemplaire

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Autres noms
Nyland, Cheryl (Nom de naissance)
Date de naissance
1968-09-17
Sexe
female
Nationalité
Etats-Unis
Lieu de naissance
Spangler, Pennsylvanie, Etats-Unis
Lieux de résidence
Portland, Oregon, Etats-Unis
Chaska, Minnesota, Etats-Unis
Aitkin County, Minnesota, Etats-Unis
Études
University of Minnesota
Syracuse University
McGregor High School
University of St Paul
Professions
memoirist
novelist
essayist
Organisations
Vida: Women in Literary Arts
Courte biographie
Cheryl Strayed (born September 17, 1968) is an American memoirist, novelist, essayist and podcast host. The author of four books, her award-winning writing has been published widely in anthologies and major magazines.

Strayed's first book, the novel Torch, was published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in February 2006 to positive critical reviews. Torch was a finalist for the Great Lakes Book Award and selected by The Oregonian as one of the top ten books of 2006 by writers living in the Pacific Northwest. In October 2012, Torch was re-issued by Vintage Books with a new introduction by Strayed.

Strayed's second book, the memoir Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, was published in the United States by Alfred A. Knopf on March 20, 2012. It has been translated into 30 languages. The week of its publication, Wild debuted at number 7 on the New York Times Best Seller list in hardcover non-fiction. In June 2012, Oprah Winfrey announced that Wild was her first selection for her new Oprah's Book Club 2.0. The next month Wild reached number 1 on the New York Times Best Seller list, a spot it held for seven consecutive weeks. The paperback edition of Wild, published by Vintage Books in March 2013, spent 126 weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list. The book has also been a bestseller around the world—in the UK, Germany, Australia, Brazil, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and elsewhere. Wild won the Barnes & Noble Discover Award and the Oregon Book Award.

In July 2012, Vintage Books published Strayed's third book: Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar. The book debuted in the advice and self-help category on the New York Times Best Seller list at number 5 and it has also been published internationally. Tiny Beautiful Things is a selection of Strayed's popular "Dear Sugar" advice columns, which she wrote for no pay for the literary website The Rumpus from 2010 to 2012.

Strayed's fourth book, Brave Enough, was published in the United States by Knopf on October 27, 2015, and in the United Kingdom a week later by Atlantic Books. It debuted in the advice and self-help category on the New York Times Best Seller list at number 10.

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Gone Girls, Found à Reading Books by Women (Février 2015)

Critiques

Quel long et beau voyage! J'ai savouré ce livre page après page, comme une série dont on a hâte de découvrir le prochain épisode, en suivant les péripéties et pensées de Cheryl que j'ai lue comme je lirais une amie.
Elle donne envie de faire comme elle, seule, face à la nature et face à elle-même: se surpasser, ne pas abandonner, aller de l'avant, suivre son instinct, jusqu'au bout. Très inspirante!
 
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LNL | 516 autres critiques | Nov 21, 2021 |
Beaucoup de franchise et d'humanité, mais, étrangement, un peu superficiel au final.
 
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Nikoz | 516 autres critiques | Dec 26, 2016 |

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Œuvres
11
Aussi par
12
Membres
11,636
Popularité
#2,023
Évaluation
3.9
Critiques
640
ISBN
126
Langues
13
Favoris
8

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