Krakauer's Journey

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Chapters 14 & 15 explained Krakauer’s personal expedition to Devil’s Thumb. I learned a lot about Krakauer’s personal life and the factors contributing to his journey. After reading his personal experience, I understood his compassion for Chris McCandless 's life and journey and why he wrote Into The Wild. Krakauer explains how he had such devotion to climb Devil’s Thumb, but I interpreted this as him being type of guy who sets his mind to a task and then is extremely driven to accomplish it. Chris, on the other hand, admires nature and wanted an escape from the cruelty of the world. Krakauer and McCandless had their some similarities but their motives somewhat differed. What ignited Krakauer to follow through with his journey was, in my
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