The saga of the Barefoot Sisters continues with this sequel to Barefoot Sisters Southbound . Lucy and Susan Letcher begin their journey home, hiking barefoot on the Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine. Along the way, they must face the pleasures and perils of a rthbound hike, from bluegrass festivals and trail angel feasts to encounters with bears and vemous snakes. Readers will share in the story of the Letcher sisters as they bond with fellow hikers, brave the unpredictable wilderness, and test the boundaries of their friendship during their 2,175-mile-trip home.
Lucy Letcher is an artist and a writer. She has an MFA in printmaking from Edinburgh College of Art, and has exhibited in galleries in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Germany. She currently lives and works in Berlin. Susan Letcher is a doctoral student in ecology at the University of Connecticut. She plans to work as a professor for study abroad courses in Costa Rica with the Organization for Tropical Studies.