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Into the Wild

By: Krakauer, Jon

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, England, Pan Books: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOUSA708

ISBN: 033038970X

Condition: Good


Paperback, first thus, gms, 205 pages. In 1992, Chris McCandless, hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness. He had given all his savings to charity, abandoned his car and possessions, burnt all the money in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a hunter. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Disapperance: A Map - A Meditation on Death & Loss in the High Latitudes

By: Nickerson, Sheila

Price: $18.00

Publisher: USA, Doubleday: 1997

Edition: First Harvest Edition

Seller ID: 001694

ISBN: 0156004984

Condition: Very Good


Softcover, first Harvest edition, 288gms, 290 pages. When Sheils Nickerson moved with her family to Alaska, she was unaware of how its vast and magnificent terrain would affect her understanding of herself, her connection with the people around her, and ultimately her interpretation of life itself. In this memoir, Nickerson weaves her experiences with the record of the many people who have disappeared in Alaska forever. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and mild page discolouration throughout. There is a pen inscription on the inside front endpaper, otherwise no o... View more info

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Outside Passage: A Memoir of an Alaskan Childhood

By: Scully, Julia

Price: $22.00

Publisher: London, England, Souvenir Press: 1999

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: BIOUSA204

ISBN: 0285634771

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with blue boards and pictorial dust jacket, first thus, 420gms, 219 pages. Few children can have grown up in a place more remote than the Alaskan settlement described in this hauntingly beautiful book. This is a truly memorable book by a woman who, having found her own passage to the outside world, is not afraid to confront her memories and draw strength from them. Book is in very good condition with only very mild general wear and tear. Boards and dust jacket are both in very good condition with only light shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info