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The Cactus Eaters

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The Cactus Eaters:How I Lost My Mind—And Almost Found Myself—On The Pacific Crest Trail chronicles journalist Dan White's uproarious adventures through wilderness and love.

  • Author: Dan White
  • Softcover; 374 pages
  • HarperCollins; copyright 2008

The Pacific Crest Trail stretches from Mexico to Canada, a distance of 2,650 grueling, sun-scorched, bear-infested miles. When Dan White and his girlfriend announced their intention to hike it, Dan's parents—among others—thought they were nuts. How could 2 people who'd never even shared an apartment together survive 6 months in the desert with little more than a 2-person tent and some trail mix? But when these addled adventurers, dubbed "the Lois and Clark Expedition" by their benevolent trail-guru, set out for the American wilderness, the hardships of the trail—and one delicious-looking cactus—test the limits of love and sanity.

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