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Peter Jenkins' 1979 written chronicle and photographs of his first journey, A Walk Across America, spent three months on The New York Times bestseller list. Jenkins has written several more chronicles of his travels, including The New York Times bestsellers The Walk West and Across China, and Along the Edge of America and Close Friends. Born in Greenwich, Connecticut, he now lives on a farm in Spring Hill, Tennessee, with his wife, Rita, and their family.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Alaska Description and travel, Jenkins, Peter, 1951- Travel Alaska, Indians of North America Alaska Social life and customs, Alaska History, Local