Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer is a best-selling novel on the account's of the adventurous teen Christopher McCandless' trek from Atlanta, Georgia to Stampede Trail, Alaska. The rugged story retraces the exhilarating yet shocking life that McCandless left his past promising life behind for. Along the way, Christopher meets many influential people who that alter his take on life; however none of those people can stop Christopher from diligently continuing on his journey. McCandless even claims that living penniless seems to have a greater value than keeping money with him. Christopher McCandless goes beyond taking a leap of faith when he leaves everything behind in the wrenching novel Into the Wild.
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