Book Club Pick of the Month

'Into the Wild' by Jon Krakauer

"into the Wild" book coversThe West End Book Club will meet Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 12:30 p.m. in the small meeting room on the second floor to discuss Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer. 

"In April 1992, a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley.  His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless.  He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself.  Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter..."

Copies are available at the reference desk.  Please join us!