Summary Of Into The Wild By Jon Krakauer

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My list book Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer is a nonfiction story explaining the life of Chris McCandless when he decides to leave his family and friends and explore life on his own. In 1990 Chris McCandless decides to run away from his family and the rest of society by traveling on a massive cross-country adventure. McCandless first travels to The Mojave Desert and abandons his car after the engine gets wet in a flash flood and refuses to start. He then hitchhikes to Mexico and buys a small kayak, in which he explores many irrigation canals and eventually finds his way to the Gulf of California. After almost capsizing in a storm, McCandless travels up the west coast and stops in Carthage, Montana to work for Wayne Westerberg in a grain elevator.

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