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honiczak into wild 3

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What response does Krakauer report that he got from his OUTSIDE Magazine article on Chris? He got a lot of mail. Critical complaint.
How does Krakauer answer Chris's critics? Backs them up by making comparison of other people.
Who does Krakauer mention who had done something similar to what Chris did and survived. Rossellini
After surviving 10 years living off the land, what became of Rosellini? Committed suicide without leaving a note.
What story does Krakauer tell that resembles Chris's in many ways? John Waterman
What was the similar experience that led to both of these stories of drop out and adventure? They both had issues with family life.
How do Waterman and Chris differ? Chris made friends. Waterman was socially awkward.
What feat did Waterman achieve in 1978? He climbed the Southeast Spur of Mount Hunter.
Although Waterman became something of a local hero, what job did he have in Fairbanks? A dish washer
What unusual political action did Waterman take after his climb? First for school board then the President.
What parallel does Krakauer draw between Chris and Carl McCunn? They died because of an oversight.
What does Krakauer suggest shows that Chris was not mentally ill? He knew no one would save him.
What is Davis Gulch? A stream in the middle of Utah.
Why does Krakauer devote Chapter 9 to the story of Everett Ruess? He's showing similarities between Reuss and McCanlen.
What lias did Reuss carve on the walls of the canyon? NEMO
What type of people did Reuss like to spend time with? Photographers and painters
After a semester at UCLA and a winter in San Francisco, what did Ruess do? He got his backpack and went out on his adventure.
In regards to family, how do Ruess and Chris compare? Ruess was close to his family
Chris had strained relations
What similar classic books are favorites of Ruess and Chris? 20,000 leagues
What did Chris and Ruess each do shortly before their deaths? Wrote letters
What does Ruess's biographer, Ken Sleight, believe happened to Ruess? He drowned
What is Krakauer's obvious purpose of including the information in Chapter 9? Showed that Chris wasn't crazy.
At the time of publication of the notice of Chris's death, what problem did the police have? Unable to identify him.
How did the police know Chris's real last name? The note on the bus door.
What connection did JIm Gallien make when he read the article about Chris's death? He had given a ride to stampede Trail.
What information does Gallien provide the police? Alex had come from South Dakota
How was Westerberg able to help the police? Has the correct social I.D.
Chris's parents had moved, but his step brother was contracted. AFter he positively identified Chris, what did he do? He drove to tell his parents.
When did Jon Krakauer interview Walt McCandless? 7 weeks
What was in the McCandless house that speaks to the feelings of Walt and Billie McCandless toward Chris? A photo
What important work does Walt McCandless do? Advanced Radar Technology
What gift did Walt give Billie after the birth of Chris? The guitar from the back seat of the Datson.
What family outings did the McCandless family mention to Krakauer? Always going camping.
What trait did sports reveal in Chris? Very competitive. Did not want to lose.
What was the tender moment between Chris and his father right after Chris graduated from high school? He gave him a telescope
What did Chris do the summer after his sophomore year in college? Stayed home to develop the software for his dad.
What was the skeleton in Walt's closet that stressed the whole family, Chris in particular? He had lead a double life and had another family.
What shows Chris's attitude toward injustices that began when he was in college? Humanity classes
After Chris left home, why didn't Carine get upset when he won't tell her where he was? She knew he was happy.
What happened to Billie in July of 1992? She had a vivid dream that he was calling help.
What is prominently displayed in Carine McCandless's home? Two pictures of her brother.
What does Carine recall that Chris loved so much? Her dog Buckley.
How is Carine different from Chris? Doesn't have a problem with money and made peace with their parents.
What kind of business do Carine and her husband operate? Auto repair
What affected the eating habits o Chris's family? Starved to death
In light of his own experiences, what does Krakauer think of Chris's tactics? He understands Chris.
Why does Krakauer relate his own experiences in Chapter 14? Similar
What daunting challenge did Krakauer set for himself as a young man? He climbed the double thumb.
What did Krakauer do similar to what Chris did when he needed to go to the village of Petersberg? He abandoned his car.
Who gave Krakauer dinner and a place to sleep in Petersberg? The old lady- Kai
When Krakauer was at the mountain he came to climb, whant enhanced his emotions? Alone at the top and peaceful.
When Krakauer reached an impassable place on the mountain, what did he do? He came back down.
Where did Chris leave from on April 15, 1992 on his journey to Alaska? Carthage, South Dakaota
How did Chris travel the 1,000 miles from Laird, Alaska, to Fairbanks? Stucky picked him up.
What two requests did Stuckey make of Alex as they parted company? Write him a letter and call your parents.
How far did Chris travel on the Stampede Trail before he located the abandoned bus? 20 miles
Why did Chris write in his journal that he found the Magic Bus The bus had hunting materials. (food)
What emotional experience disturbed Chris while he is staying in the bus? He killed it and then wasted it all.
A year after Chris's death, what did Krakauer observe on the banks of the Teklanika River where Chris had been unable to cross? The river was wide and churning. It was hard to cross.
What sad discovery does Krakauer make just a quarter mile down stream on the river? The baskets on the other side.
What did the bones outside the bus reveal? Carabou, porcupines. All the food he hunted
What is significant about the cloth belt Krakauer founds in the bus? He made it himself
How does Krakauer interpret the evidence he gathered about Chris? Emerse himself in nature.
How does Roman Dial, who teaches at the University of Alaska, interpret Chris's actions? He admired him but said he wasn't confident. Not prepared
What evidence does Krakauer find that suggests Chris was ready to re-enter society? Included a passage by Dr. Givago and left a note.
What does Krakauer think actually killed Chris? The wild potato seeds.
Why does Krakauer think Chris could not excrete poison from his body? He didn't have enough food in his body.
What is significant about August 5? 100 days in the wilderness
August 12, Chris left the bus to forage for berries. What did the note he left on the door say? A desperate plea. Signed with his real name.
What is so poignant about the final photograph Chris took of himself holding his good-bye note? He was so thin yet he had a smile on his face.
What happened 10 months after Chris's death? After Sam (son) told them Chris was dead. So they decided to go visit the place where their son died. To see it with their own eyes.
Why did the Candless family not follow the route Chris had taken to get to the bus as Billie wanted? Unable to follow the route Chris had taken because Killian told them that the Teklanika River was too high to cross safely evenin the 8-wheel argo. Went by a helicopter.
What did Billie realize as she got to the bus? No tears
What did Billie find in the bus? Her son's boots under the stove, handwriting on the walls and his toothbrush. A spoon with a floral pattern.
What did Walt leave in the bus? A memorial just inside the door, a simple brass plague inscribed with a few words.
What did BIllie leave in the bus? A suitcase stocked with a first-aid kit, and canned food.
Created by: honiczak