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Into the wild

Author: Jon Krakauer
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, [2007]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
A portrait of Chris McCandless chronicles his decision to withdraw from society and adopt the persona of Alexander Supertramp, offering insight into his beliefs about the wilderness and his tragic death in the Alaskan wilderness.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Krakauer, Jon.
Into the wild.
New York : Anchor Books, [2007]
Named Person: Christopher Johnson McCandless; Christopher Johnson McCandless; Alaska
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Krakauer
ISBN: 9780307387172 0307387178 9780330453677 033045367X
OCLC Number: 165480015
Notes: Originally published: New York : Villard, ©1996.
"Now a major motion picture"--Cover.
Description: 207 pages : maps ; 21 cm
Contents: Author's note --
ch. 1. The Alaska interior --
ch. 2. The Stampede Trail --
ch. 3. Carthage --
ch. 4. Detrital wash --
ch. 5. Bullhead city --
ch. 6. Anza-Borrego --
ch. 7. Carthage --
ch. 8. Alaska --
ch. 9. Davis Gulch --
ch. 10. Fairbanks --
ch. 11. Chesapeake Beach --
ch. 12. Annandale --
ch. 13. Virginia Beach --
ch. 14. The Stikine Ice Cap --
ch. 15. The Stikine Ice Cap --
ch. 16. The Alaska interior --
ch. 17. The Stampede Trail --
ch. 18. The Stampede Trail --
Epilogue --
Responsibility: Jon Krakauer.


The film tie-in edition of Jon Krakauer's classic account of a gifted young man who chose literally to walk away from his life.  Read more...


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Terrifying . . . Eloquent . . . A heart-rending drama of human yearning. * New York Times * A narrative of arresting force. Anyone who ever fancied wandering off to face nature on its own harsh terms Read more...

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