A Walk Across America Topics for Discussion

Peter Jenkins (travel author)
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Peter had a massive change in the way he viewed America, and himself, in a relatively short period of time. What occurrences seemed to play the largest roles in Peter's realization that he may have been wrong? In what ways did Peter change over the walk?

Peter wouldn't sell Cooper. Explain the reasons that Cooper wasn't for sale, even for a thousand dollars? Would Peter have stayed with Homer had he known that Cooper was going to die? Why?

Zack Oliver doesn't believe that he can go to college. Explain the reasons that Zack wouldn't even consider this as an option? Speculate on what changed Zack's mind. What possible repercussions resulted from Zack attending college?

What was the significance of Peter finding that most of the people at The Farm were from backgrounds with no previous religious knowledge? What does it reveal about Stephen Gaskin that he...

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