Book Review: Into The Wild

Into the wildAuthor: Jon Krakauer

Pages: 224

Year of Publishing: 1996

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Rating: ★★★★✩

Synopsis: In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchiked to alaska and walked alone into the wildnerness 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. For months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter… Continue reading

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Book Review: Tis

scan_3Author: Frank Mccourt

Pages: 528

Year of Publishing: 1999

Rating: ★★★★✩

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Synopsis: When Frank returns to America in 1953, he works on the docks, always resisting what everyone tells him, that men and women who have dreamed and toiled for years to get to America should “stick to their own kind” once they arrive. Somehow, Frank knows that he should be getting an education, and though he left school at fourteen, he talks his way into New York University. There, he falls in love with the quintessential Yankee, long-legged and blonde, and tries to live his dream. Continue reading