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A Walk Across America Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 1-4 Summary

Peter Jenkins (travel author)
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Chapter 1-4 Summary and Analysis

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 New York to Washington, D.C. and then to Louisiana in order to answer his questions and find out about American and himself in the process.

Chapter 1 in the story introduces Peter Jenkins and his dog Cooper already on their journey. They have stopped into a little country store and are answering questions about what they are doing and why Peter is doing it. Peter had grown up in a suburban area in a family that had money. Peter had been looking for something and couldn't find it although he tried drugs and beer, Woodstock, and...

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