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"Jon Krakauer." In Contemporary Authors. Volume 153. Eds. Terrie M. Rooney and Jennifer Gariepy. New York: Gale, 1997, p. 195. Provides a brief introduction to Krakauer as a journalist and writer, including brief but useful overviews of Eiger Dreams and Into the Wild.

Krakauer, Jon. "Death of an Innocent."

Outside 28,1 (January 1993): 38. Krakauer's award-winning article was written shortly after the discovery of McCandless's death and formed the basis of Into the Wild.

——. Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster. New York: Villard, 1997. Krakauer's account of the catastrophic 1996 Everest ascent is filled with anecdotal material about his childhood and the history of his love of climbing and the wilderness.

McNamee, Thomas. Review. New York Times Book Review (March 3, 1996): 29. McNamee summarizes Krakauer's account of McCandless's last days and praises the author's thoroughness and quality of work even though he is unequivocally critical toward McCandless's unconventional...

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