A Walk Across America
Twenty-five years ago, a disillusioned young man set out on a walk across America. This is the book he wrote about that journey -- a classic account of the reawakening of his faith in himself and his country.
"I started out searching for myself and my country," Peter Jenkins writes, "and found both." In this timeless classic, Jenkins describes how disillusionment with society in the 1970s drove him out onto the road on a walk across America. His experiences remain as sharp and telling today as they were twenty-five years ago -- from the timeless secrets of life, learned from a mountain-dwelling hermit, to the stir he caused by staying with a black family in North Carolina, to his hours of intense labor in Southern mills. Many, many miles later, he learned lessons about his country and himself that resonate to this day -- and will inspire a new generation to get out, hit the road and explore.
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Review: A Walk Across AmericaUser Review - Jack - Goodreads
Enjoyed it, but the writing is schmaltzy at times. Worth reading to understand the rural South at that time and for the moments when he captures what it must be like to walk alone in the woods, away from all that you know. Read full review
Review: A Walk Across AmericaUser Review - Joe - Goodreads
Fantastic read. An opportunity for discovery, not only for the author but for the reader as well. I was glad to take the journey each step of the way. Read full review
THE BLUEEYED DANE
DOWN A DEER TRAIL
THE WATER TRUCK
THE DARK BLACK SHADOW
LEMM AND PREACHER
SWEET MILK BOOZE AND LIGHTNING
MIss MARGARET AND M C
THE GULF OF MEXICO