A Walk Across America Setting & Symbolism

Peter Jenkins (travel author)
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Alfred, New York

Alfred is the city where Peter will begin his travels. This part of the journey will be a test run before Peter walks the entire country. From Alfred Peter will head to Washington D.C.

Washington, D.C.

Peter travels to Washington, D.C. to talk to the paper at the National Geographic. It is also here that Peter begins his journey to the Gulf of Mexico.

National Geographic

Peter will visit the National Geographic office in Washington and borrow a camera from them. Peter is unable to carry much but they will supply him with what he can carry for the trip.

Cooper

Cooper is Peter's half Alaskan Malamute dog. Cooper will be Peter's best friend and Peter will refuse to sell the dog when a man offers him a thousand dollars for it. Cooper will be run over by a truck and die...

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