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  1. says:

    This book is a wonderful cautionary tale I will probably read it again with my daughter when she is old enough to discuss it Unfortunately I'm afraid the reason most people will read the book and see the new upcoming movie

  2. says:

    I now walk into the wild Christopher McCandless 1968 1992I live a life I suspect that is much like yours Wake up go to work come home eat dinner

  3. says:

    My grandfather not an Alaskan but an experienced outdoorsman would have tied this kid to a tree and let the bears play tetherball with himA small part of me appreciates the effort Krakauer put into researching this book A much bigger part of me is completely disgusted both with McCandless himself and with Krakauer's mindless adoration of him Krakauer pulls out all the stops to make McCandless look like a phe

  4. says:

    okay lets address the elephant on goodreads which is the common theme of essentially bashing chris mccandless in reviews i have seen so many ranting about how irresponsible and selfish and arrogant and unprepared he was and i mean theyre not wrong but that honestly has nothing to do with the book what i love most about this is how objective

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    Overall I was pretty disappointed with this book The genesis of the book was an in depth magazine article and I suspect that the article was superb But I just don't think there's enough here to warrant an entire book As evidence I point to several lengthy chapters that have nothing to do with the underlying st

  6. says:

    In 1992 roughly around the same time Chris McCandless was living out his final days in the Alaskan wilderness I would have been enjoying the summer holidays before embarking on my final year at school contemplating the big w

  7. says:

    I love Jon Krakauer I didn't find one single thing about the Alex McCandless even remotely interesting He came across as a spoiled brat with no concept of reality basically because of his priveleged upbringing But somehow he

  8. says:

    We are all heroes to ourselves McCandless was Krakauer is This doesn't vary All that varies is how we define heroism and how much or how little we are prepared to do to for that stanceIn order to get people usually young me

  9. says:

    This book got me riveted in the tragic story of Chris McCandless a young man who left his family and friends abandoned most of his material possessions went to the Alaska wilderness and perished there The author does a great job of portraying McCandless complex personality through meticulous research based on interviews letters and journal entries The writing is so engaging that although it is already clear from the beginning h

  10. says:

    Into the Wild Jon KrakauerInto the Wild is a 1996 non fiction book written by Jon Krakauer The book was adapted to film in 2007 directed by Sean Penn with Emile Hirsch starring as McCandless Christopher Johnson McCandless 1968 1992 a

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Fe 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 WildImmediately after graduating from college in 1991 McCandless had roamed through the West and Southwest on a vision uest like those made by his heroes Jack London and John Muir In the Mojave Desert he abandoned his car strip okay lets address the elephant on goodreads which is the common theme of essentially bashing chris mccandless in reviews i have

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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 25000 in savings to charity abandoned his car and most of his possessions burned all the cash in his wallet and invented a new li This book is a wonderful cautionary tale I will probably read it again with my daughter when she is old enough to discuss it Unf

Download ½ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook  Jon Krakauer

Ped 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 We are all heroes to ourselves McCandless was Krakauer is This doesn t vary All that varies is how we define heroism and how muc