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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

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Author Jon Krakauer

Pages 240

Publisher Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Published Date 2009-09-22

ISBN 0307476863 9780307476869


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agentq5ft2 shared a tip "Dark, heartfelt, sad…worth the read by anyone who loves adventures"

donald_brunton shared a tip "That boy had gumption and had issues"

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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!"

linda_anders shared a tip "The movie is amazing too."

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not_pc shared a tip "Great book!!"

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jeanne_5866 shared a tip "As long as you understand alex was a complete idiot, you should be prepared to read this"

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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."

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thenoveltourist shared a tip "Oh, this one hurt. I loved it and hated it. I wish it weren’t true."

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julieann_wilson shared a tip "Yes! I read it years ago. I sold all my belongings and hit the open road after reading it!"

jonathan_blankenship shared a tip "Yes I have"

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allan_pomeroy shared a tip "I do."

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stephen_barton shared a tip "I think I get it, Mr. Supertramp. I think I get it."

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derek_tatum shared a tip "All of John Krakauers books are great. The movie is good to staring Emile Hirsch. Directed by Sean Penn."

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courtney_herrick shared a tip "There’s a movie as well - have you seen it?"

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matt_butcher_3188 shared a tip "I preferred the book but the movie was really good too."

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sommer_hager shared a tip "100% read this in high school and it was one of the best books I read in school!!"

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haley_elkin shared a tip "Quick read. Keep tissues handy. Movie is also good."

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kevin_zahnter shared a tip "Hated the ending."

cory_ratzlaff shared a tip "So well written by a journalist on a sad life."

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kerri_wallace shared a tip "I liked the adventure and loneliness. If you liked Into the Wild try Stranger in the Woods."

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april_stanton shared a tip "Good book. Makes you think and then makes you sad."

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m_peacock shared a tip "Loved this book and the movie. Certainly makes one think and feel well after finishing it."

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sandi_kaiser_824 shared a tip "This book is haunting, intriguing and unforgettable. The movie is also very good"

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rhonda_mcanulty shared a tip "When describing Fairbanks, I'm from there and it described it perfectly."

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arlene_morris shared a tip "My best recommendation would be Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese. I couldn’t put it down."

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alcqueline_dixon-be shared a tip "This is a good book."

devan_shumate shared a tip "I just finished Replay, but thats very different than this book."

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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. 😏"

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tara_dawson shared a tip "I hope you enjoy it!"

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katie_wenthur shared a tip "I think so."

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rebecca_folwick shared a tip "I found the whole book gripping and suspenseful."

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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"

brandi_1652 shared a tip "I'm currently looking for a new book to start. What about you?"

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tanu_soomarooah shared a tip "Yes definitely worth it, it’s a nice read"

aj_3267 shared a tip "Read this in high school, I actually really enjoyed reading it!"

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angela_irrelephant shared a tip "It's such a great and tragic book!"

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