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Into the Wild

  • Study Guide

Into the Wild is a non-fiction book by Jon Krakauer that was first published in 1966.

Summary

Read a Plot Overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter Summary and Analysis.

Characters

See a complete list of the characters in Into the Wild and in-depth analyses of Christopher McCandless, a.k.a. “Alexander Supertramp”, Samuel Walter “Walt” McCandless, and Jon Krakauer.

Main Ideas

Here's where you'll find analysis about the book as a whole.

Quotes

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Further Study

Continue your study of Into the Wild with these useful links.

Teacher's Handbook

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Purchase

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