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memoirist, love of fiction

Cheryl Strayed

As she recounts in her memoir “Wild,” Cheryl Strayed is such a devoted reader that she packed a small library of books in her backpack when she hiked the some 2,000 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail. Strayed speaks at the 2013 Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference this Saturday at 8:30 p.m. at the Hynes Convention Center.

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