Into the Wild

Author(s): Jon Krakauer


The story of Chris McCandless, a young man who embarked on a solo journey into the wilds of Alaska and whose body was discovered four months later, explores the allure of the wilderness.


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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 should give a look.It's gripping stuff."--"Washington Post" "Compelling and tragic...Hard to put down."--"San Francisco Chronicle" "Engrossing...with a telling eye for detail, Krakauer has captured the sad saga of a stubborn, idealistic young man."--"Los Angeles Times Book Review" "It may be nonfiction, but "Into the Wild" is a mystery of the highest order." --"Entertainment Weekly""

General Fields

  • : 9780385486804
  • : Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
  • : Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group
  • : 0.181
  • : November 1996
  • : books

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  • : Jon Krakauer
  • : Paperback
  • : 224