The Man Who Walked Through Time Setting & Symbolism

Colin Fletcher
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The main setting in The Man Who Walked Through Time is the Grand Canyon. The experiences regarding the canyon belong to the author, the first man to traverse the Grand Canyon on foot in one fell swoop.

Fletcher states, "The Grand Canyon of Colorado is a chasm that slices through the plateau country of northern Arizona like a gigantic and impossible desert crevasse" (p. 3).

Geologists once believed that the Grand Canyon was formed by the Colorado River over a period of millions of years.

In 1963, Fletcher and a friend took a side trip to the Grand Canyon going across the US. When Fletcher saw what lay beyond the Rim, he knew that the trek had to be made. The journey ended up being the very first accomplished by anyone in a single trip. Along the way, Fletcher gained great spiritual insight and an even deeper love...

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