The Resource Into the wild, Jon Krakauer

Into the wild, Jon Krakauer

Label
Into the wild
Title
Into the wild
Statement of responsibility
Jon Krakauer
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter
Title
Into the wild
Creator
Summary
The story of Chris McCandless, a young man who embarked on a solo journey into the wilds of Alaska and whose body was discovered four months later, explores the fascinating allure that the wilderness has for the American imagination
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Garden State Teen Book Award (New Jersey), Nonfiction, 1999.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1997
Biography type
individual biography
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180052
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
917.9804/5
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1270
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
CT9971.M35
LC item number
K73 1996
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1270
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
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Jon Krakauer
Label
Into the wild, Jon Krakauer
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Villard, c1996
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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Control code
221871
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
207 pages
Isbn
9780613033572
Isbn Type
(prebound)
Lccn
96043566
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
maps
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
221871
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm35559213
  • (OCoLC)35559213

Library Locations

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      919 Main St., Brookville, IN, 47012, US
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