A Walk Across America - Chapter 9-12 Summary & Analysis

Peter Jenkins (travel author)
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Chapter 9 begins with Peter and Cooper making their way to Mountain City, Tennessee. There is much snow on the ground and it makes the journey seem longer than Peter believes it should be. When Peter gets to Mountain City the lady at the dinner tells Peter that her brother travels the country and is always telling her how nice people are. The lady decides to give Peter his meal for free to show him the same hospitality that her brother often receives. Peter is still surprised by this generosity. Peter is beginning to feel depression set in due in part to the holiday season and being so far away from any family or friends. Peter's brother Scott uses his vacation to come and hike with Peter for Christmas. The two start out determined but get lost for a time and become irritated with...

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