Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Paperback Language: French

By (author) Jon Krakauer

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  • Publisher: 10 * 18
  • Format: Paperback | 284 pages
  • Language: French
  • Dimensions: 112mm x 190mm x 10mm | 113g
  • Publication date: 6 November 2008
  • ISBN 10: 2264048301
  • ISBN 13: 9782264048301
  • Sales rank: 326,424

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National Bestseller 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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`Terrifying. . . . Eloquent. . . . A heart-rending drama of human yearning.` --`The 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.` --`The Washington Post` `Haunting . . . few outdoors writers of the day can match Krakauer for bringing outside adventure to life on the page.` --`Portland Oregonian` `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` `Sensational. . . . [Krakauer] is such a good reporter that we come as close as we probably ever can to another person's heart and soul.` --`Men's Journal`