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Jon Krakauer

Jon Krakauer is a mountaineer and the author of Eiger Dreams , Into the Wild , (which was on the New York Times bestseller list for over a year and was made into a film starring Emile Hirsch and Kristen Stewart) Into Thin Air , Iceland , Under the Banner of Heaven and Where Men Win Glory . He is also the editor of the Modern Library Exploration series. He has received an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. According to the award citation, "Krakauer...See more

Personality Profile For Jon Krakauer

The following is a personality profile of Jon Krakauer based on his work.

Jon Krakauer is shrewd, skeptical and restrained.

He is independent, he has a strong desire to have time to himself. He is solemn as well: he is generally serious and does not joke much. But, Jon Krakauer is also compromising: he is comfortable using every trick in the book to get what he wants.

More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for organization.

He is relatively unconcerned with both taking pleasure in life and independence. He prefers activities with a purpose greater than just personal enjoyment. And he welcomes when others direct his activities for him.

Writing style analyzed by IBM Watson

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