Into the Wild audiobook is the real story of Chris McCandless, a brilliant Emory student, was discovered dead in 1992 in Alaskan wilderness. McCandless grew up in the rich Virginia suburbs of Washington, D.C. From a young age, he has been a superb athletic and thinker who exudes immense energy, enthusiasm, and a firm moral compass. In Into the Wild audiobook, McCandless travels the summer after graduating from high school somewhere on a cross-country road trip all alone. On that trip, he finds about his father’s second family that he had kept a secret throughout Chris’s childhood. McCandless goes home and enrols as a student at Emory; however, his rage keeps increasing because of the treachery and his parents’ failure to inform him.
In Into the Wild audiobook, McCandless almost completed his years at Emory, but still he is living monastically, has alienated most of his friends with his passion and moral rightness. He barely ever speaks to his parents. McCandless abandons his car in the desert not long after leaving Atlanta after a flash flood wets the engine, and from then on, he hitchhikes around the Northwest.
In Into the Wild audiobook free, after roughly two years of nomadic travel, McCandless decides to go to Alaska. He wanted to live in the wilderness, entirely alone and with very minimal supplies, to test if he can do it, to push himself to the absolute limits. McCandless is dropped off at Mt. McKinley in April 1992 and treks into the woods. He spends few weeks hunting small animals, foraging, reading, and living in an abandoned bus converted into a hunting shelter, without seeing a single human. He is somewhat successful, but he does lose a lot of weight. In the end, In into the Wild audiobook free, McCandless died of hunger.
Jon Krakauer wrote Into the Wild audiobook.
Jon Krakauer was born on April 12, 1954. He is a climber and writer from the United States. He is the author of many best-selling nonfiction books, including Into the Wild, Into Thin Air, Under the Banner of Heaven, and Where Men Win Glory: Pat Tillman’s Odyssey, as well as countless magazine pieces. Furthermore, Krakauer was a member of an ill-fated trip to Mount Everest in 1996. It was one of the deadliest tragedies in Everest climbing history.
Krakauer grew up in Corvallis, Oregon. Subsequently, at the age of eight, his father introduced Krakauer to climbing. In addition, his father wished for Krakauer to attend Harvard Medical School and become a doctor. He played tennis at Corvallis High School, where he graduated in 1972. He continued his education at Hampshire College in Massachusetts, where he earned a degree in Environmental Studies in 1976. Krakauer met former climber Linda Mariam Moore in 1977, and they married in 1980. They resided in Seattle, Washington, until relocating to Boulder, Colorado, following the publication of Krakauer’s book Into Thin Air.
Krakauer spent five weeks alone in the wilderness of Alaska’s Stikine Icecap region after graduating from college, climbing a new route on the Devils Thumb. After that, he detailed his experience in Eiger Dreams and Into the Wild. In 1992, he travelled to Cerro Torre in Patagonia’s Andes, a steep granite mountain regarded as one of the world’s most challenging technical climbs.
Krakauer’s success as a writer stemmed largely from his work as a journalist for Outside. His work has also featured in Architectural Digest, National Geographic Magazine, Rolling Stone, and Smithsonian. Moreover, he was awarded an Arts and Letters Award for Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters in 1999.
The narrator of Into the Wild audiobook is Philip Franklin. Other audiobooks that Philip Franklin has also narrated are Into Thin Air and Eiger Dreams.
The length of Into the Wild audiobook is 7 hours and 5 minutes.
Random House Audio published Into the Wild audiobook on 08/02/2007.