NATIONAL BESTSELLER • 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. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter. This is the unforgettable story of how Christopher Johnson McCandless came to
Author Jon Krakauer
Publisher Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Published Date 2009-09-22
ISBN 0307476863 9780307476869
robert_cahill_3727 shared a tip "Good book."
agentq5ft2 shared a tip "Dark, heartfelt, sad…worth the read by anyone who loves adventures"
kailin_lu shared a tip "If you liked this you have to check out Into Thin Air - in my opinion the far superior Jon Krakauer adventure book!"
not_pc shared a tip "Great book!!"
jeanne_5866 shared a tip "As long as you understand alex was a complete idiot, you should be prepared to read this"
ashly_grube shared a tip "Did anyone else know that the bus he died in was recently removed from the Alaskan wilderness?"
melissa_feilhauer shared a tip "Incredible book. Great movie, too. Another wonderful book from John Krakauer."
thenoveltourist shared a tip "Oh, this one hurt. I loved it and hated it. I wish it weren’t true."
julieann_wilson shared a tip "Yes! I read it years ago. I sold all my belongings and hit the open road after reading it!"
allan_pomeroy shared a tip "I do."
stephen_barton shared a tip "I think I get it, Mr. Supertramp. I think I get it."
derek_tatum shared a tip "All of John Krakauers books are great. The movie is good to staring Emile Hirsch. Directed by Sean Penn."
courtney_herrick shared a tip "There’s a movie as well - have you seen it?"
matt_butcher_3188 shared a tip "I preferred the book but the movie was really good too."
sommer_hager shared a tip "100% read this in high school and it was one of the best books I read in school!!"
haley_elkin shared a tip "Quick read. Keep tissues handy. Movie is also good."
kevin_zahnter shared a tip "Hated the ending."
kerri_wallace shared a tip "I liked the adventure and loneliness. If you liked Into the Wild try Stranger in the Woods."
april_stanton shared a tip "Good book. Makes you think and then makes you sad."
m_peacock shared a tip "Loved this book and the movie. Certainly makes one think and feel well after finishing it."
sandi_kaiser_824 shared a tip "This book is haunting, intriguing and unforgettable. The movie is also very good"
rhonda_mcanulty shared a tip "When describing Fairbanks, I'm from there and it described it perfectly."
arlene_morris shared a tip "My best recommendation would be Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese. I couldn’t put it down."
alcqueline_dixon-be shared a tip "This is a good book."
alicia_nepoose shared a tip "You know, I'm not sure about the book but the movie was good. So I think if the movie was good then the book might be better. 😏"
tara_dawson shared a tip "I hope you enjoy it!"
katie_wenthur shared a tip "I think so."
rebecca_folwick shared a tip "I found the whole book gripping and suspenseful."
crabjest shared a tip "Shoot its been a while, but I cant think of a part I didn't like. Its an awesome extremely engaging book"
tanu_soomarooah shared a tip "Yes definitely worth it, it’s a nice read"
angela_irrelephant shared a tip "It's such a great and tragic book!"
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