- Publisher : Pan; 1st edition (1 July 2011)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 224 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0330351699
- ISBN-13 : 978-0330351690
- Reading age : 18 years and up
- Item Weight : 163 g
- Dimensions : 13.1 x 1.5 x 19.8 cm
Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild examines true story of Chris McCandless, a young man who, in 1992, walked deep into the Alaskan wilderness and whose SOS note and emaciated corpse were found four months later.
International bestselling author Jon Krakauer explores the obsession which leads some people to explore the outer limits of self, leave civilization behind and seek enlightenment through solitude and contact with nature.
A 2007 film adaptation of Into the Wild was directed by Sean Penn and starred Emile Hirsch and Kristen Stewart.