In 2003 David Miller, aka AWOL hiked the 2170 mile Appalachian Trail. This is his story and it's a good one. This is a very detailed account of AWOL's hike and the people he meets along the way. There is a wry, dry humor that will make you chuckle and a disarming honesty that will make you smile. This book is sure to become a favorite among long distance readers and hikers. This is a well written book that shows David's love for the trail and his craftsmanship with words.