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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

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. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself...

"Terrifying...Eloquent...A heart-rending drama wandering of human yearning."--The New York Times

"A narrative of arresting force. Anyone who ever fancied wandering off to face nature on its own harsh terms should give a look. It's gripping stuff."--The Washington Post

From the Audiobook Download edition.

Synopsis:

This movie tie-in edition follows the haunting story of 22-year-old Chris McCandless, who walked into the Alaskan wilderness in the spring of 1992 and whose body was found six months later by a hunter. Unabridged. 6 CDs.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780739358047
Author:
Krakauer, Jon
Publisher:
Random House Audio Publishing Group
Read by:
Franklin, Philip
Read:
Franklin, Philip
Author:
Krakauer, Jon
Author:
Franklin, Philip
Subject:
Regional Subjects - West
Subject:
Travelers
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Audiobooks
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers - United States
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Biography - General
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
biography;non-fiction;alaska;adventure;survival;travel;wilderness;nature;outdoors;memoir;death;hitchhiking;fiction;journalism;tragedy;solitude;movie;true story;american;america;jon krakauer;starvation;usa;exploration;history;youth;mystery;psychology;comin
Edition Description:
Six CD
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
COMPACT DISC
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Dimensions:
5.95 x 5.1 x 1.1 in 0.4 lb
Media Run Time:
420

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"Synopsis" by , This movie tie-in edition follows the haunting story of 22-year-old Chris McCandless, who walked into the Alaskan wilderness in the spring of 1992 and whose body was found six months later by a hunter. Unabridged. 6 CDs.
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