Out of the Woods: A Memoir of Wayfinding by Lynn Darling is a 270-page hardcover published in 2014 by Harper Collins and is a stated first edition. The dust jacket and books are in good original condition.
When her college-bound daughter leaves home, Lynn Darling, widowed more than a decade earlier, find herself alone and utterly lost. Freed of her parental responsibilities, she has no idea what she wants or even who she is. Searching for answers, she leaves her apartment in New York City and moved to a cranky little house in the middle of the Vermont woods, her only companions, a new dog and a compass.
As she finds new ways to get lost in her own backyard, Darling meditates on her past and on the challenges that aging poses to love, work--not to mention fashion and the way she sees herself. She's big just begun to chart a new course for the future when an unexpected setback unsettles her newfound balance.
With remarkable honesty, Out of the Woods reveals how honing the skills of navigation-- literal and metaphorical-- smooth one woman's past path through the uneven courses course of life.