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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - sbenne3 - www.librarything.com
I picked up a copy of this on a recent trip to Alaska which really enhanced the book (having just been very near to where Chris was). This is a great memoir especially when you consider how much ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - justagirlwithabook - LibraryThing
Oh, this book. Let me start off by saying that I love Jon Krakauer's stuff. He gets it, he writes it, and it just seems to really translate really well with people like me. I appreciated his own ... Read full review