Librarian S Note An Alternate Cover Edition Can Be Found HereIn 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, A Party Of Moose Hunters Found His Decomposed Body How McCandless Came To Die Is The Unforgettable Story Of Into The Wild.Immediately After Graduating From College In 1991, McCandless Had Roamed Through The West And Southwest On A Vision Quest Like Those Made By His Heroes Jack London And John Muir In The Mojave Desert He Abandoned His Car, Stripped It Of Its License Plates, And Burned All Of His Cash He Would Give Himself A New Name, Alexander Supertramp, And, Unencumbered By Money And Belongings, He Would Be Free To Wallow In The Raw, Unfiltered Experiences That Nature Presented Craving A Blank Spot On The Map, McCandless Simply Threw Away The Maps Leaving Behind His Desperate Parents And Sister, He Vanished Into The Wild.
Jon Krakauer is an American writer and mountaineer, well known for outdoor and mountain climbing writing.https www.facebook.com jonkrakauer
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- Into the Wild
- Jon Krakauer
- 22 October 2017 Jon Krakauer