Ten Million Steps: Nimblewill Nomad's Epic 10-Month Trek from the Florida Keys to Quebec

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M. J. Eberhart, aka the Nimblewill Nomad, was a 60-year-old retired doctor in January 1998 when he set off on a foot journey that carried him 4,400 miles (twice the length of the Appalachian Trail) from the Florida Keys to the far north of Quebec. Written in a vivid journal style, the author unabashedly recounts the good (friendships with other hikers he met), the bad (sore legs, cutting winds and rain), and the godawful (those dispiriting doubts) aspects of his days of walking along what has since become known ...

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Overview

M. J. Eberhart, aka the Nimblewill Nomad, was a 60-year-old retired doctor in January 1998 when he set off on a foot journey that carried him 4,400 miles (twice the length of the Appalachian Trail) from the Florida Keys to the far north of Quebec. Written in a vivid journal style, the author unabashedly recounts the good (friendships with other hikers he met), the bad (sore legs, cutting winds and rain), and the godawful (those dispiriting doubts) aspects of his days of walking along what has since become known as the Eastern Continental Trail (ECT). An amazing tale of self-discovery and insight into the magic that reverberates from intense physical exertion and a high goal, Eberhart’s is the only written account of a thru-hike along the ECT. Covering 16 states and 2 Canadian provinces, Ten Million Steps deftly mixes practical considerations of an almost unimaginable undertaking with the author’s trademark humor and philosophical musings.

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  • ISBN-13: 9780897329798
  • Publisher: Menasha Ridge Press
  • Publication date: 3/22/2007
  • Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
  • Pages: 544
  • Sales rank: 600,223
  • Product dimensions: 5.32 (w) x 8.22 (h) x 1.10 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2014

    Interesting but too long

    Too many details for me and not enough of a story line to keep it moving. Though I do respect Nimblewill Nomad for what he has accomplished!

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