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Into the Wild

Written by Jon KrakauerJon Krakauer Author Alert
Read by Philip FranklinPhilip Franklin Author Alert
Category: Travel - Essays & Travelogues
Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
Publisher: Random House Audio
ISBN: 978-0-7393-5804-7 (0-7393-5804-9)

Pub Date: August 21, 2007
Price: $23.99

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Into the Wild
Written by Jon Krakauer, Read by Philip Franklin

Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739358047
Our Price: $23.99
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About this Book

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...

"Terrifying...Eloquent...A heart-rending drama wandering 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


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"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


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