Carrot Quinn (she/they) is the author of two books: Thru-Hiking Will Break Your Heart, which is the book that first got me into long-distance hiking back in 2016, and her newest book, The Sunset Route—Carrot’s memoir of a childhood marked by neglect, poverty, and periods of homelessness in Alaska, which she leaves behind to travel the country via freight train. It’s a story about forgiveness, self-discovery, and the redemptive power of nature that was just published yesterday, and omg I freaking LOVED THIS BOOK, as well as this conversation with Carrot that goes deeper into the behind-the-scenes of it all.
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