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Peter Jenkins describes his experiences over nearly six years that he spent walking from New York to Oregon.

He is a graduate of Alfred University, with a BFA in Sculpture/Ceramics (1973), as well as an honorary doctorate (2003).

Jenkins began his walk across America in Alfred, New York, in October 1973. He was accompanied by his dog, Cooper, a half Alaskan malamute which died in a car accident at The Farm . He finished the journey in Florence, Oregon, in January 1979. His bestselling book of the 1970s describing the experience, A Walk Across America, was one of the first books to popularize adventure travel or travel as a way of life, inspiring many others to put on their packs and see where the days take them.

National Geographic magazine became interested in his walk after Jenkins and the dog stopped in at the magazine's offices while walking through Washington, D.C. Jenkins' walk experience was featured twice in the magazine: "Walk Across America" in April 1977, and "Walk Across America: Part II" in August 1979.. Jenkins currently resides in Spring Hill, Tennessee.

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Total Books: 75
Surveillance Tradecraft The Professional's Guide to Surveillance Training
2010 - Surveillance Tradecraft the Professional's Guide to Surveillance Training (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780953537822
ISBN-10: 095353782X
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Looking for Alaska
2008 - Looking for Alaska (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781435297142
ISBN-10: 1435297148
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Planters BungalowA Journey Do
2008 - Planters Bungalowa Journey Do (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9789814217316
ISBN-10: 981421731X
Genres: Travel, Engineering & Transportation
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Counselling Psychotherapy and the Law
2007 - Counselling Psychotherapy and the Law [Professional Skills for Counsellors series] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781412900065
ISBN-10: 1412900069
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Law
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Unravelling the Mystery The Story of the Goldsmiths' Company in the
2006 - Unravelling the Mystery the Story of the Goldsmiths' Company in The (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780953696949
ISBN-10: 0953696944
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Das andere Amerika
2004 - Das Andere Amerika (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783894050191
ISBN-10: 3894050195
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Psychotherapy and the Law Questions and Answers for Counsellors and Therapists
2004 - Psychotherapy and the Law Questions and Answers for Counsellors and Therapists [Questions And Answers For Counsellors And Therapists Whurr] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781861564191
ISBN-10: 1861564198
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Science & Math, Law, Medicine, Engineering & Transportation, Medical Books
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Advanced Surveillance
2003 - Advanced Surveillance (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780953537815
ISBN-10: 0953537811
Genres: Business & Money, Nonfiction, Law, Engineering & Transportation
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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Therapy with Children  Children's Rights Confidentiality and the Law
2000 - Therapy with Children Children's Rights Confidentiality and the Law [Ethics in Practice series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780761952787
ISBN-10: 0761952780
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Law, Engineering & Transportation
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Walk Across America
1999 - Walk Across America (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780808511342
ISBN-10: 0808511343
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel
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Wallaby gold 100 years of Australian test rugby
1999 - Wallaby Gold 100 Years of Australian Test Rugby (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780091837266
ISBN-10: 009183726X
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Covert Surveillance The Manual of Surveillance Training
1999 - Covert Surveillance the Manual of Surveillance Training (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780953537808
ISBN-10: 0953537803
Genre: Nonfiction
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Along the Edge of America
1997 - Along the Edge of America (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780395877371
ISBN-10: 0395877377
Genres: Travel, Science & Math
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
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Anatomy of Decline The Journalism of Peter Jenkins
1995 - Anatomy of Decline the Journalism of Peter Jenkins (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780304344765
ISBN-10: 0304344761
Genres: History, Reference
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Liaison Psychiatry Defining Needs and Planning Services
1994 - Liaison Psychiatry Defining Needs and Planning Services (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780902241695
ISBN-10: 0902241699
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The Walk West
1992 - The Walk West [Walk Across America Bk 2] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780688112714
ISBN-10: 0688112714
Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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La rvolution de Madame Thatcher ou La fin de l're socialiste
1991 - La Rvolution De Madame Thatcher Ou La Fin De L're Socialiste (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782221066447
ISBN-10: 2221066448
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Close Friends
1991 - Close Friends (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780449219706
ISBN-10: 0449219704
Genres: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Science & Math, Outdoors & Nature
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Mrs Thatcher's Revolution The Ending of the Socialist Era
1989 - Mrs Thatcher's Revolution the Ending of the Socialist Era (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780674588332
ISBN-10: 0674588339
Genres: History, Nonfiction
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Close Friends
1989 - Close Friends (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780688085278
ISBN-10: 068808527X
Genres: Travel, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Outdoors & Nature
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Across China
1988 - Across China [G.K. Hall Large Print Book Series] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780816143467
ISBN-10: 0816143463
Genres: History, Travel
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1982 - The Walk West [Walk Across America, Bk 2] (Paperback)