Analysis Of Chris Mccandless In Into The Wild, By Jon Krakauer

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The year is 1992, Chris McCandless, age twenty four, has disappeared into the Alaskan forest by himself. He carried with him about ten pounds of rice, a few of his favorite inspirational books, and a gun. Chris ran away from his family in 1990 just after he graduated from Emory University. Over the course of two years he drove, walked, and hitchhiked from Atlanta, Georgia, to Healy, Alaska. Almost four months after being dropped off at the Stampede trail, Chris McCandless' body was found, by a group of a moose hunters, in a bus he was camping in. In the novel, Into the Wild, by Jon Krakauer, Krakauer does not make an effective case justifying Chris McCandless' behavior, Chris' dead body is found 114 days later to his lack of preparation, arrogance,
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