Bobbing among the gifts in the Happy Pack from The Rambling Housewife was a book. The book, Into the Wild, arrived with perfect timing. Brian and I watched the DVD several weeks ago as we thoroughly enjoyed every minute of the fascinating movie. We loved it. The book was equally as captivating. I couldn’t put it down.
Having watched the Sean Penn film and read Krakauer’s book, a curiosity rests among the bank of my mind. Who WAS Chris McCandless? Who was the sister that he so dearly loved?
I am disappointed the book did not include more photos of Alexander Supertramp, nor the DVD. Each references his journal and his still shots. Why weren’t they included?
I have researched a bit. Here is what I found:
Other links you might find interesting:
A good post about Chris (with over 600 comments as of today!)
Have you read this book? I have some friends that think it was “weird.” What do you think? Were you disappointed with the disclusion of the photos?
*Picture by chriso2000