Wilderness Adventure in Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild, 1st Edition

  • Noel Merino
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  • ISBN-10: 0737773243
  • ISBN-13: 9780737773248
  • DDC: 814.54
  • Grade Level Range: 10th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 150 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released November 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This volume explores the life and work of Jon Krakauer, focusing particularly on the theme of wildness adventure in his popular book Into the Wild, and possible parallels between the real-life adventurer Chris McCandless and Krakauer himself.

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