Tracks by Robyn Davidson

Tracks

By Robyn Davidson

  • Release Date: 2012-10-01
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 46 Ratings
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Description

Now a major motion picture starring Mia Wasikowska and Adam Driver

'I experienced that sinking feeling you get when you know you have conned yourself into doing something difficult and there's no going back.' So begins Robyn Davidson's perilous journey across 1,700 miles of hostile Australian desert to the sea with only four camels and a dog for company.

Enduring sweltering heat, fending off poisonous snakes and lecherous men, chasing her camels when they get skittish and nursing them when they are injured, Davidson emerges as an extraordinarily courageous heroine driven by a love of Australia's landscape, an empathy for its indigenous people, and a willingness to cast away the trappings of her former identity. Tracks is the compelling, candid story of her odyssey of discovery and transformation.

WITH A NEW POSTSCRIPT BY THE AUTHOR AND A STUNNING COLOUR PICTURE SECTION

Reviews

  • An exceptional read!

    5
    By KVMR
    My husband asked me 'why' did she do 'it'. I refused to answer him and suggested that the only way to find an answer would be to read the book. I was engrossed, enthralled, enchanted, moved through laughter, tears and a full range of emotions, along with being stimulated to think and question. Thank you Robyn, for your honesty, insights, integrity and for sharing your story.
  • Inspiring Aussie Adventure

    5
    By NeilRachDavis
    Inspires me to take on challenges no matter how daunting.
  • Mr

    1
    By Mickmax2
    The only book in 40 years that I didn't finish
  • Tracks

    4
    By Try things
    Thought this book was a great read about fulfilling dreams despite the odds being against you.
  • Tracks

    5
    By Aloneagain50
    This is the only book I have ever re-read immediately after finishing the first time. Honest, entertaining, enlightening and touching.

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