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Into the wild / Jon Krakauer.

By: Krakauer, Jon.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Anchor Books, 1997Edition: 1st Anchor Books ed.Description: 207 p : maps ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0385486804; 9780385486804.Subject(s): McCandless, Christopher Johnson, 1968-1992 | Adventure and adventurers -- United States -- Biography | Wayfaring life -- Alaska | Wayfaring life -- West (U.S.) | Hitchhiking -- Alaska | Hitchhiking -- West (U.S.) | Alaska -- Biography | West (U.S.) -- BiographyDDC classification: 917.9804/5 | 917.9804/5 | B Online resources: Sample text | Publisher description Summary: 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. How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild.
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Originally published: New York : Villard, c1996.

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. How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild.

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Into the wild / by Krakauer, Jon. ©1996
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