Girl in the Woods

Girl in the Woods

by Aspen Matis

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062291080
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/08/2015
Sold by: HARPERCOLLINS
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 203,082
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Aspen Matis is a writer living in Greenwich Village, where she's finishing her degree at The New School and working on a novel.

Table of Contents

Prologue 1

Part I Terrible Seeds

Chapter 1 The Garden City 7

Chapter 2 Terrible Seeds 16

Chapter 3 Blood on the Tracks 31

Chapter 4 The Things I Carried 43

Chapter 5 The Dangers of the Desert 60

Chapter 6 Unbound Ghosts 69

Chapter 7 Mirages 91

Chapter 8 Hollow Words 105

Chapter 9 Wild Dreams 122

Chapter 10 Trail Magic 141

Part II The Range of Light

Chapter 11 Love in the Woods 159

Chapter 12 Distance to Paradise 173

Chapter 13 No Harm Will Befall You 187

Chapter 14 The Range of Light 207

Part III The Way Through

Chapter 15 A Thousand Miles of Solitude 227

Chapter 16 The Director of My Life 261

Chapter 17 Inside Fire 278

Chapter 18 Love Notes Under Rocks 302

Chapter 19 A Hiker's Guide to Healing 322

Chapter 20 A Girl in the Woods 349

Epilogue 358

International Resources 364

Acknowledgments 365

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Girl in the Woods: A Memoir 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
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The author has a nice writing style. However, I found the person she portrayed herself to be very difficult to like or take seriously. She wanted sympathy and others to be outraged over her rape, which is valid, but some of her actions were so contradictory that it tainted the overall message. She talks about the rape and as a reader you do want her to be comforted. Next chapter she is flaunting her body by skinnydipping with strange men and becoming offended when someone calls her out on it. Also,sending innuendo texts to a fellow hiker she is attracted to and answering the motel room in nothing but a towel when he arrives seemed an odd choice for a rape survivor. I expected someone as traumatized as she wants us to believe she is to have been a little more mature when it came to the situations she placed herself in along the trail.