A Walk Across America

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G.K. Hall, Jan 1, 1983 - Biography & Autobiography - 367 pages
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"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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User Review  - Little_Girl_Blue - LibraryThing

Heartfelt and poignant at times, this tale is a true journey of the heart and soul, as well as the man. What makes this story interesting are the people Peter Jenkins encounters on his walk. In each ... Read full review

A glimpse of 70s America

User Review  - earthwoman55 - Overstock.com

This book was tremendous! It gave a clear view what it was like in the early 70s...a time of indecisiveness and self discovery. I know! The author and I grew up in the same time frame! The most ... Read full review


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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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