26 Aug 2014

Bestselling author of "Wild", Cheryl Strayed

From Nine To Noon, 10:05 am on 26 August 2014

Cheryl Strayed Photo credit Carver Lindstrom

Cheryl Strayed Photo credit Carver Lindstrom.

American writer Cheryl Strayed's memoir Wild, about hiking 1,700 kilometres up the Pacific Crest Trail in the aftermath of her mother's sudden death, became a New York Times bestseller.

A movie version of the book starring Reece Witherspoon will be released on 29 January 2015 in NZ cinemas.

Cheryl Strayed talks to Kathryn Ryan.