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Into the Wild Book Presentation
Transcript of Into the Wild Book Presentation
Western Coast of U.S Genre Biography
Wayfaring Life Summary Bright, Athletic, and
Recent College Graduate... Main Character Chris McCandless -Donates his education money (nearly $25,000) to Oxfam, a charity organization.
-Abandons his car and burns the cash in his wallet
-Heads out into the west to start an entirely different life 22 year old Chris McCandless... Christopher Johnson McCandless was born in El Sangundo, California on February 12, 1968. He graduated from Emory University in Alanta, Georgia in 1990. Chasing happiness "Terrifying..."
-The New York Times "Compelling and tragic..."
-San Francisco Chronicle "Sensational."
-Men's Journal I found it tragic yet very intriguing, and wish I knew more about Chris McCandless. I strongly recommend this book. Chris McCandless renamed himself "Alex Supertramp." -Wrote for the newspaper column in college.
-Was on the cross country team in high school.
-During his travels, Chris took on a series of odd jobs. This even included working at a McDonalds.
-He was very stubborn and liked to do things his way. Chris & Walt Man v.s. Wild Chris's true dream was to set off on an "Alaskan odyssey." When he reached his destination in Fairbanks on April 28th, 1992, he resided in an abandoned Fairbanks City Transit bus, #142. Today, the bus still remains on the same Stampede Trail. Billie McCandless More images