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Into the wild, Jon Krakauer

Label
Into the wild
Title
Into the wild
Statement of responsibility
Jon Krakauer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In April 1992 a twenty-four-year-old from the Washington, D.C., suburbs named Chris McCandless walked into the Alaska wilderness below Mt. McKinley with a small-caliber rifle and a ten-pound bag of rice. Four months later, his emaciated corpse was found at his campsite by a moose hunter. How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild
Summary
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
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Nonfiction, 1999.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1997
Biography type
individual biography
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180052
Cataloging source
NKML
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Krakauer, Jon
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
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1270
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • McCandless, Christopher Johnson
  • Adventure and adventurers
  • Wayfaring life
  • Wayfaring life
  • Hitchhiking
  • Hitchhiking
  • Alaska
  • West (U.S.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Into the wild, Jon Krakauer
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000013567815
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
[xi], 207 p.
Isbn
9780330453677
Other physical details
maps
Label
Into the wild, Jon Krakauer
Publication
Control code
000013567815
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
[xi], 207 p.
Isbn
9780330453677
Other physical details
maps

Library Locations

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