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Jon Krakauer Offers New Theory on How Chris McCandless Died

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 04.14.2015 | Home
Alaska Dispatch News

Author Jon Krakauer posted "How Chris McCandless Died: An Update" Wednesday at The New Yorker online with the fifth theory he has put forward since 1993 to justify his claim that the young man did not die of reckless behavior but of poisoning.

Suffering Optional: Walking Into the Wild Is a Quest of Privilege

Andrea Louie | Posted 12.07.2014 | Arts
Andrea Louie

So today, as we are confronted daily with the images of hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees who have fled extremists, I am unmoved to feel pity for the voluntary brushes with death that Marquis encountered.

'Into The Wild' Hunter Shot And Killed By Police

Reuters | Steve Quinn | Posted 05.13.2014 | Crime

(Adds details in paragraphs 9 and 11) By Steve Quinn JUNEAU, Alaska, March 13 (Reuters) - An Alaskan moose hunter, whos...

Sarah Palin and Chris McCandless, Alaska Politician and Alaska Woodsman

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 10.28.2012 | Politics
Alaska Dispatch News

Something is badly wrong with the psyche of a country in which Sarah Palin and Chris McCandless, one a product of Alaska and the other a victim of it, have become iconic figures for untold numbers of citizens.

Remembering Christopher McCandless 20 Years Later

Pete Mason | Posted 10.20.2012 | Travel
Pete Mason

Jon Krakauer's nonfiction opus Into the Wild begins on the cover "In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked ...