Into the Wild

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Pan Books, 2007 - Adventure and adventurers - 205 pages
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By examining the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later, internationally bestselling author Jon Krakauer explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave civilization behind and seek enlightenment through solitude and contact with nature. 'An astonishingly gifted writer: his account of 'Alex Supertramp' is powerfully dramatic, eliciting sympathy for both the idealistic, anti-consumerist boy - and his parents' Guardian 'A compelling tale of tragic idealism' The Times

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User Review  - Dramapuppy - Goodreads

I almost feel bad giving this book two stars, because it isn't low quality. The writing is fine. It's just too long, which is a bit astonishing, considering it's only 200 pages. This is an interesting ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lexie - Goodreads

After graduating from Emory University, Christopher McCandless left everything he knew, including his name, and went into the wild. However, when he arrives, McCandless is quickly shaken by the ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Jon Krakauer is the author of Eiger Dreams, Into the Wild, Into Thin Air, Under the Banner of Heaven and is editor of the Modern Library Explorer series.

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