Saturday, 1 December 2007
From the cover - "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..."
A must-read for anyone who knows there is something wrong with the world but can't quite put their finger on it. This book has been made into a feature film and is directed by Sean Penn. Currently in theaters. - T and P