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Engels | Druk: New ed | Paperback | 9780330351690
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Boek cover Into the Wild van Jon Krakauer (Paperback)
In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a party of moose hunters. How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild. Immediately after graduating from college in 1991, McCandless had roamed through the West and Southwest on a...
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Engels | Druk: Media tie-in | Paperback | 9780330453677
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Boek cover Into the Wild van Jon Krakauer (Paperback)
Jon Krakauer's Into the Wild examines the 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, internationally 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.
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Engels | E-book | 9780330469982
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Boek cover Into the Wild van Jon Krakauer (Onbekend)
What would possess a gifted young man recently graduated from college to literally walk away from his life?
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Engels | E-book | 9780330470025
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Boek cover Into Thin Air van Jon Krakauer (Onbekend)
a Personal Account of the Everest Disaster
This is the true story of a 24-hour period on Everest, when members of three separate expeditions were caught in a storm and faced a battle against hurricane-force winds, exposure, and the effects of altitude, which ended the worst single-season death toll in the peak's history. In March 1996, Outside magazine sent veteran journalist and seasoned climber Jon Krakauer on an expedition led by celebrated Everest guide Rob Hall. Despite the expertise of Hall and the other leaders, by the end of summit day eight people were dead. Krakauer's book is at once the story of the ill-fated adventure and...
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Engels | Druk: 1 | Paperback | 9781447200185
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Boek cover Into Thin Air van Jon Krakauer (Paperback)
A Personal Account of the Everest Disaster
Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air is the true story of a 24-hour period on Everest, when members of three separate expeditions were caught in a storm and faced a battle against hurricane-force winds, exposure, and the effects of altitude, which ended in the worst single-season death toll in the peak's history. In March 1996, Outside magazine sent veteran journalist and seasoned climber Jon Krakauer on an expedition led by celebrated Everest guide Rob Hall. Despite the expertise of Hall and the other leaders, by the end of summit day, eight people were dead. Krakauer's book is at once the story...
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Engels | E-book | 9780307476869
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Boek cover Into the Wild van Jon Krakauer (Onbekend)
Krakauer’s page-turning bestseller explores a famed missing person mystery while unraveling the larger riddles it holds: the profound pull of the American wilderness on our imagination; the allure of high-risk activities to young men of a certain cast of mind; the complex, charged bond between fathers and sons. "Terrifying... Eloquent... A heart-rending drama of human yearning." —New York Times In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his...
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Engels | E-book | 9780679462712
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Boek cover Into Thin Air van Jon Krakauer (Onbekend)
National Bestseller "A harrowing tale of the perils of high-altitude climbing, a story of bad luck and worse judgment and of heartbreaking heroism." —PEOPLE A bank of clouds was assembling on the not-so-distant horizon, but journalist-mountaineer Jon Krakauer, standing on the summit of Mt. Everest, saw nothing that "suggested that a murderous storm was bearing down." He was wrong. The storm, which claimed five lives and left countless more--including Krakauer's--in guilt-ridden disarray, would also provide the impetus for Into Thin Air, Krakauer's epic account of the May 1996 disaster....
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Nederlands | Druk: 17 | Paperback | 9789044615623
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Boek cover De wildernis in van Jon Krakauer (Paperback)
In april 1992 lift de 24-jarige Chris McCandless naar Alaska om daar de wildernis in te trekken, met niet meer dan een geweer en tien pond rijst op zak. Hij heeft zijn spaargeld aan een goed doel geschonken, zijn auto achtergelaten en het geld in zijn portemonnee verbrand. Vier maanden later wordt zijn lichaam gevonden door een elandjager. Op zoek naar verklaringen voor de drijfveren en verlangens van Chris, werpt Jon Krakauer een verhelderend licht op zijn tocht. Hij beschrijft de beproevingen en de zelfverloochening waarnaar deze raadelachtige jongen op zoek was met zeldzaam inzicht. De...
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Engels | Paperback | 9781447203698
Boek cover Into the wild van Jon Krakauer (Paperback)
In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a party of moose hunters. How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild. Immediately after graduating from college in 1991, McCandless had roamed through the West and Southwest on a...
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Engels | E-book | 9780525562733
Boek cover Classic Krakauer van Jon Krakauer (Onbekend)
"Mark Foo's Last Ride," "After the Fall," and Other Essays from the Vault
Spanning an extraordinary range of subjects and locations, these ten gripping essays show why Jon Krakauer is considered a standard-bearer of modern journalism. His pieces take us from a horrifying avalanche on Mount Everest to a volcano poised to obliterate a big chunk of Seattle; from a wilderness teen-therapy program run by apparent sadists to an otherworldly cave in New Mexico, studied by NASA to better understand Mars; from the notebook of one Fred Beckey, who catalogued the greatest unclimbed mountaineering routes on the planet, to the last days of legendary surfer Mark Foo. ...
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