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INTO THE WILD 1997 Paperback Near Fine INSCRIBED by Jon Krakauer
By Krakauer, Jon
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New York, Anchor, 1997. 207 pp. Used paperback. Near Fine.

INSCRIBED by Jon Krakauer: "To Ken - Namaste, Jon Krakauer" 

A remarkable tale; a young man abandons society to walk into the Alaska Wilderness, and when his corpse is found, a mysterious life and death leave society baffled. 

The story of Chris McCandless, a young man who embarked on a solo journey into the wilds of Alaska and whose body was discovered four months later, explores the fascinating allure that the wilderness has for the American imagination. What would possess a gifted young man recently graduated from college to literally walk away from his life? Noted outdoor writer and mountaineer Jon Krakauer tackles that question in his reporting on Chris McCandless, whose emaciated body was found in an abandoned bus in the Alaskan wilderness in 1992.

Described by friends and relatives as smart, literate, compassionate and funny, did McCandless simply read too much Thoreau and Jack London and lose sight of the dangers of heading into the wilderness alone? Krakauer, whose own adventures have taken him to the perilous heights of Everest, provides some answers by exploring the pull the outdoors, seductive yet often dangerous, has had on his own life.


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