Chris was discovered dead inside a bus in Alaska's forest by some moose hunters.
there's a dead body in that bus. We need to contact the police and report this.
McCandless hitch hiking across the U.S. prior to his death in Alaska.
What caused McCandless to become who he is.
" McCandless walked into the forest and four moths later a party of moose hunters discover his decomposing body"(authors note 1) His death hasn't affected my opinion on him as I still see him as a man who was following his dream.
McCandless working at the farm
"During that graduation weekend he casually mentioned to his parents that he intended to spend the upcoming summer on the road as well. His exact words were " I think I'm going to disappear for a while." (pg 21) This shows that McCandless is going to follow his dream and doing what he wants to do and to escape from society.
riding the Train
"He didn't get along with his folks too good, I guess. Told me his dad was a genius, a NASA rocket scientist, but he'd been a bigamist at one time and that kind of went against Alex's grain"(pg 159) This shows us that his relationship with his parents was bad especially with his dad
McCandless arrives in Alaska
Welcome TO Alaska
" I will not be here in South Dakota very much longer. My friend, Wayne wants me to stay working at the gran elevator through May and than go combining with him the entire summer 56
McCandless had hopped a series of freight trains back to the desert (pg 54) unable to find work in Seattle he hop on some series of trains to go California to go met Franz at Coachella
"Then, in early May, Westerberg received another post card, this one from Alaska"(69) Chris McCandless has been sending letters to Westerberg about his journey and the last letter he got was McCandless in Alaska in a town called Yukon