“A Special Meal”

"A Special Meal", oil on panel, 24"x18", collection of The Christopher Johnson McCandless Memorial Foundation

"A Special Meal", oil on panel, 24"x18", collection of The Christopher Johnson McCandless Memorial Foundation

At Bus 142 in Alaska, Christopher McCandless prepares a special meal of the moose he shot, along with some berries, and a small bit of smoke to keep away the mosquitoes. The spoon is from his childhood home in Annandale, VA and the small knife was a present from his friend Jan Burres.