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A Walk Across America Summary
Peter Jenkins (travel author)

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A Walk Across America Summary

Plot Summary

A Walk Across America is the true story of Peter Jenkins' attempt to find out the truth of what America is about. Peter starts his story out wondering if America is worth staying in or if it is to corrupt. He will go on a walk from Washington to Louisiana in order to answer his questions and find out about American and himself in the process.

The year is 1973 and Peter Jenkins is done with college. Peter believes that America is most likely the worst place to live in and decides he will abandon the country along with his dog, Cooper. When Peter voices his thoughts to an elderly janitor that Peter is friends with the old man becomes angry. He tells Peter that if Peter is willing to give up on the country Peter ought to take some time and really get to know America so that...

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