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The beatification of Chris McCandless: From thieving poacher into saint

The beatification of Chris McCandless: From thieving poacher into saint | Literature | Scoop.it
OPINION: How ironic it is that so many self-involved, urban Americans, people more detached from nature than any humans in history, are so intent on worshipping a suicidal wilderness narcissist, the bum, thief and poacher Chris McCandless.
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This journalistic commentary from Alaska criticizes McCandless and those who have portrayed him in print and film.  Read both articles after reading the book, Into the Wild.  With whom do you agree?

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How Chris McCandless Died

How Chris McCandless Died | Literature | Scoop.it
A new paper presents hitherto unknown evidence that appears to close the book on the cause of Christopher McCandless’s death…
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This article revisits the mystery of Chris McCandless's death.  Read on to learn of how new scientific research adds to our understanding of this enigmatic young man's demise.

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