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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Bookends Discussion - Into the Wild

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
Bookends Book Discussion
Monday, April 16th
7:00 PM
Manitowoc Coffee

Pick up the book at the library reference desk! We will be reading Into the Wild for the April Book Discussion! We will meet at Manitowoc Coffee on the couches to discuss this book. Mention that you are participating in the book discussion and receive a 15% discount off any purchase at Manitowoc Coffee on that night!

Summary:

In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter.  How McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild.

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