Into the wild
In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter....
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I read this as part of my 2014 reading challenge. This book was recommended to me by one of my close friends. This was definitely a book that I would expect a hiker, climber, and all around outdoorsy ... Read full review
I am a highschool student. We had to read this book in English for the Transcendentalism unit. By far this is the best book we read all year. I actually went ahead and read the entire book. I finished it I week or two before all the other students in my class did. It was good for a book assigned in Highschool english class.