Into the Wild
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Into the Wild

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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....show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 284 pages
  • 112 x 190 x 10mm | 113g
  • 10 * 18
  • United States
  • French
  • 2264048301
  • 9782264048301
  • 340,615

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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`show more

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646,744 ratings
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4 37% (241,558)
3 20% (132,062)
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