Cover with photo of a bus

Into the Wild

by Jack Krakauer Author

In 1992 Chris McCandless wandered into the Alaskan wilderness. After graduating college, he became increasingly nomadic and embraced an idealistic vagabond life, giving away all his possessions and giving his $25,000 in savings to charity. Four months after trekking into the wilderness, his body was found by hunters at his makeshift shelter in an abandoned bus. This book is a deep dive into the short life of Chris McCandless that examines the case of this young man who has become a polarizing figure among outdoors enthusiasts and Alaskans.