A Walk Across America Characters

Peter Jenkins (travel author)
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Peter Jenkins

Peter Jenkins is the author of the book. Peter begins his story when he is in college. Peter comes to the realization that life isn't worth living in America and that this may be the worst of all countries. It is then that Peter is challenged to take a closer look at this country before he decides to abandon it. Peter Jenkins will come across people living in ways that he couldn't have imagined. Peter, raised in a family with money, will see hard working Americans that live off the land. The realization that there is so much more to this country than Peter had realized will be life changing for him.

Peter appears to be self-centered at the beginning of the story. He worries about a lot of things but appears to care very little that isn't in his immediate family or friends. When Peter...

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