The Twenty: One Woman’s Trek Across Corsica on the GR20 Trail (Unabridged) The Twenty: One Woman’s Trek Across Corsica on the GR20 Trail (Unabridged)

The Twenty: One Woman’s Trek Across Corsica on the GR20 Trail (Unabridged‪)‬

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Publisher Description

Marianne Bohr and her husband, about to turn sixty, are restless for adventure. They decide on an extended, desolate trek across the French island of Corsica—the GR20, Europe’s toughest long-distance footpath—to challenge what it means to grow old. Part travelogue, part buddy story, part memoir, The Twenty is a journey across a rugged island of stunning beauty little known outside Europe.

From a chubby, non-athletic child, Bohr grew into a fit, athletic person with an “I’ll show them” attitude. But hiking The Twenty forces her to transform a lifetime of hard-won achievements into acceptance of her body and its limitations. The difficult journey across a remote island provides the crucible for exploring what it means to be an aging woman in a youth-focused culture, a physically fit person whose limitations are getting the best of her, and the partner of a husband who is growing old with her. More than a hiking tale, The Twenty is a moving story infused with humor about hiking, aging, accepting life’s finite journey, and the intimacy of a long-term marriage—set against the breathtaking beauty of Corsica’s rugged countryside.

GENRE
Biography
NARRATOR
MCB
Marianne C. Bohr
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
09:55
hr min
RELEASED
2024
19 April
PUBLISHER
She Writes Press
PRESENTED BY
Audible.co.uk
SIZE
521.3
MB