A Walk Across America

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G.K. Hall, Jan 1, 1983 - Biography & Autobiography - 367 pages
"Reading Jenkins' book is the next best thing to having actually walked along beside him." Associated Press With his own feelings echoing the disillusionment of his whole generation, Peter Jenkins set out with his dog Cooper to walk across America and find out what his country was really about. Along the way, Jenkins' faith and pride in his country -- and himself -- were tested and ultimately restored. Yours will be too as you read his amazing story.

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Peter Jenkins grew up in an affluent home with a loving family and assumed most people were like him. At a loss with what to do after finishing college in the 1970s, he decides to walk across America ... Read full review

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1973 Educ. Ct Boy College grad — to Miss. — okay 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 ... Read full review

Contents

Talkin by a Wood Stove
1
Mount California
10
Walking into the Country
31
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About the author (1983)

Peter Jenkins' 1979 written chronicle and photographs of his first journey, "A Walk Across America," spent three months on "The New York Times" bestseller list. Jenkins has written several more chronicles of his travels, including "The New York Times" bestsellers "The Walk West "and "Across China," and "Along the Edge of America" and "Close Friends," Born in Greenwich, Connecticut, he now lives on a farm in Spring Hill, Tennessee, with his wife, Rita, and their family.

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