Into the Wild

Into the Wild

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Description

Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild examines 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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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 130 x 197 x 14mm | 165g
  • Pan Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Mit Ktn.-Skizz.
  • 0330351699
  • 9780330351690
  • 374

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Review Text

Terrifying . . . Eloquent . . . A heart-rending drama of human yearning. New York Times
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About Jon Krakauer

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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Rating details

737,784 ratings
3.96 out of 5 stars
5 35% (258,112)
4 37% (273,275)
3 20% (146,672)
2 5% (38,639)
1 3% (21,086)
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