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The wild truth, Carine McCandless

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The wild truth
Title
The wild truth
Statement of responsibility
Carine McCandless
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The spellbinding story of Chris McCandless, who gave away his savings, hitchhiked to Alaska, walked into the wilderness alone, and starved to death in 1992, fascinated not just New York Times bestselling author Jon Krakauer, but also the rest of the nation. Krakauer's book, Into the Wild, became an international bestseller, translated into thirty-one languages, and Sean Penn's inspirational film by the same name further skyrocketed Chris McCandless to global fame. But the real story of Chris's life and his journey has not yet been told--until now. The missing pieces are finally revealed in The Wild Truth, written by Carine McCandless, Chris's beloved and trusted sister. Featured in both the book and film, Carine has wrestled for more than twenty years with the legacy of her brother's journey to self-discovery, and now tells her own story while filling in the blanks of his. Carine was Chris's best friend, the person with whom he had the closest bond, and who witnessed firsthand the dysfunctional and violent family dynamic that made Chris willing to embrace the harsh wilderness of Alaska. Growing up in the same troubled household, Carine speaks candidly about the deeper reality of life in the McCandless family. In the many years since the tragedy of Chris's death, Carine has searched for some kind of redemption. In this touching and deeply personal memoir, she reveals how she has learned that real redemption can only come from speaking the truth"--
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Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 979.8/050922
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
CT274.M31
LC item number
M32 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
The wild truth, Carine McCandless
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The wild truth, Carine McCandless
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Worth -- Part II. Strength -- Part III. Unconditional Love -- Part IV. Truth -- Epilogue -- Afterword -- Author's Note
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xv, 277 pages
Isbn
9780062325143
Lccn
2014011106
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (DLC) 2014011106
  • 1124762
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