Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

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The film tie-in edition of Jon Krakauer's classic account of a gifted young man who chose literally to walk away from his life.

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By examining the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later, internationally bestselling author Jon Krakauer explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave civilization behind and seek enlightenment through solitude and contact with nature. 'An astonishingly gifted writer: his account of 'Alex Supertramp' is powerfully dramatic, eliciting sympathy for both the idealistic, anti-consumerist boy - and his parents' Guardian 'A compelling tale of tragic idealism' The Times

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SKU GOR001322935
Title Into the Wild
Author By (author) Jon Krakauer
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Year Published 2007
Number of Pages 224
ISBN 10 033045367X
ISBN 13 9780330453677
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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By examining the true story of Chris McCandless, a young man, who in 1992 walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later, internationally bestselling author Jon Krakauer explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave civilization behind and seek enlightenment through solitude and contact with nature. 'An astonishingly gifted writer: his account of 'Alex Supertramp' is powerfully dramatic, eliciting sympathy for both the idealistic, anti-consumerist boy - and his parents' Guardian 'A compelling tale of tragic idealism' The Times
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001322935
Title Into the Wild
Author By (author) Jon Krakauer
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Year Published 2007
Number of Pages 224
ISBN 10 033045367X
ISBN 13 9780330453677
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No