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Jon Krakauer

Autor(a) de Into the Wild

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About the Author

Jon Krakauer was born in Brookline, Massachusetts on April 12, 1954. He received a degree in environmental studies from Hampshire College in Massachusetts in 1976. He worked as a carpenter, fisherman, and writer. He articles on mountain climbing appeared in several publications including GQ, mostrar mais National Geographic, Architectural Digest, Playboy, The New Yorker, and Rolling Stone. In 1996, he climbed Mt. Everest, but a storm took the lives of four of the five teammates who reached the summit with him. An analysis of the calamity he wrote for Outside magazine received a National Magazine Award. An article he wrote for Smithsonian about volcanology received the 1997 Walter Sullivan Award for Excellence in Science Journalism. He is the author of several books including Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster; Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent Faith; Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman; Three Cups of Deceit: How Greg Mortenson, Humanitarian Hero, Lost His Way; and Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town. His book, Into the Wild, was made into a movie in 2007. He is also the editor of the Modern Library Exploration series. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Obras por Jon Krakauer

Into the Wild (1996) 17,797 exemplares
Into the Wild [2007 film] (2007) — Autor — 222 exemplares
Iceland: Land of the Sagas (1990) — Fotógrafo — 184 exemplares
A Clean, Well-Lighted Place (2018) 6 exemplares

Associated Works

The Best American Essays of the Century (2000) — Contribuidor — 772 exemplares
High Exposure: An Enduring Passion for Everest and Unforgiving Places (1999) — Prefácio, algumas edições474 exemplares
In the Land of White Death: An Epic Story of Survival in the Siberian Arctic (1917) — Prefácio, algumas edições425 exemplares
Farthest North (1897) — Introdução, algumas edições401 exemplares
The Wild Truth (2014) — Prefácio — 387 exemplares
The Best American Sports Writing of the Century (1999) — Contribuidor — 190 exemplares
Epic: Stories of Survival from the World's Highest Peaks (1997) — Contribuidor — 170 exemplares
High: Stories of Survival from Everest and K2 (Adrenaline) (1998) — Contribuidor — 106 exemplares
The mountain of my fear {and} Deborah : a wilderness narrative (1991) — Prefácio, algumas edições65 exemplares
Forget Me Not: A Memoir (2008) — Prefácio — 52 exemplares
Where the Silence Rings: A Literary Companion to Mountains (2007) — Contribuidor — 11 exemplares
Playboy Magazine | October 1994 | Jennifer Lavoie (1994) — Contribuidor — 4 exemplares


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This was recommended to me by a friend and such a huge disappointment. Maybe if I had read this before I've seen the movie, I would have enjoyed it, but after that wonderful film, I couldn't help but be disappointed with this book.
Tropic_of_Cancer | 444 outras críticas | Dec 16, 2010 |
Jon Krakauer recria os últimos anos na vida de Christopher McCandless aka Alexander Supertramp, que abandonou tudo e todos para se aventurar sozinho no Alaska onde encontra um fim trágico. O que podia ser encarado como um acto de loucura é explicado de uma forma que nos permite compreender e identificar com o estado de espírito de Christopher McCandless.
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landslide | 444 outras críticas | Jan 13, 2009 |


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