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Jon Krakauer

Biography

Jon Krakauer

Jon Krakauer is the author of Eiger Dreams, Into the Wild, and Into Thin Air and is editor of the Modern Library Exploration series.

Jon Krakauer

Books by Jon Krakauer

by Jon Krakauer - Adventure, Biography

In April 1992, a young man named Christopher Johnson McCandless hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness. He had given away his savings, abandoned most of his possessions, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, a moose hunter found McCandless's body. This is the story of how he came to die.