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Into the Wild

Into the Wild

Written by Jon KrakauerJon Krakauer Author Alert
Category: Travel - Adventure
Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Villard
ISBN: 978-0-679-42850-3 (0-679-42850-X)

Pub Date: January 13, 1996
Price: $29.95

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Into the Wild
Written by Jon Krakauer

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780679428503
Our Price: $29.95
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About this Book

In a compelling book that evokes the writings of Thoreau, Muir, and Jack London, Krakauer recounts the haunting and tragic mystery of 22-year-old Chris McCandless who disappeared in April 1992 into the Alaskan wilderness in search of a raw, transcendent experience. His emaciated corpse was discovered four months later. Maps. NPR sponsorship.

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Review Quotes

"Terrifying...Eloquent...A heart-rending drama of human yearning."
--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."
--Washington Post

"Compelling and tragic...Hard to put down."  
--San Francisco Chronicle

"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

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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