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Into the Wild

Into the Wild
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10 years, 5 months ago at May 17 16:00
I felt that the story could have been laid out better, it was an interesting subject and I liked Krakauer's Under The Banner of Heaven. Into the Wild seemed to jump around, which made it hard to follow and it dragged in other spots which made me want to skim through. Krakauer mentions that he had originally done a magazine article on the story that drew a lot of response and his own interest to in... read more

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7 years, 12 months ago at Oct 22 21:13
This was an interesting book about not only Chris McCandless's tragic and unnecessary death, but about how someone's romantic view of nature can blind them to its harsh reality.
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Description: Amazon.com Review "God, he was a smart kid..." So why did Christopher McCandless trade a bright future--a college education, material comfort, uncommon ability and charm--for death by starvation in an abandoned bus in the woods of Alaska? This is the question that Jon Krakauer's book tries to answer. While it doesn't—cannot—answer the question with certainty, Into the Wild does shed considerable light along the way. Not only about McCandless's "Alaskan odyssey," but also the forces that drive people to drop out of society and test themselves in other ways. Krakauer quotes Wallace Stegner's writing on ... (more)
Manufacturer: Anchor Books
Release date: 1 February 1997
ISBN-10 : 0385486804 | ISBN-13: 9780385486804
Tags: Adventure (4), Non-fiction (3), 2008 (3), Mystery (3), BookCrossing Release (2), True Story (2), Wilderness (2), Alaska (2), America (2), Outdoors (2)
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