Into the Wild

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Pan Books, 2007 - Adventure and adventurers - 205 pages
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Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild examines 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.A 2007 film adaptation of Into the Wild was directed by Sean Penn and starred Emile Hirsch and Kristen Stewart.

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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 a mountaineer and the author of Eiger Dreams, Into the Wild, (which was on the New York Times bestseller list for over a year and was made into a film starring Emile Hirsch and Kristen Stewart) Into Thin Air, Iceland, Under the Banner of Heaven and Where Men Win Glory. He is also the editor of the Modern Library Exploration series.

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