JUNEAU - Peter Jenkins, author of the best-selling book, "A Walk Across America," spent 18 months living in Alaska, traveling from Craig to Barrow in 1999 and 2000. His book, "Looking For Alaska," details his adventures and the stories of the people he met.
Jenkins will be in Juneau this week for several presentations. He will be at a book signing from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Hearthside Books in the Nugget Mall. He will show slides of his travels and read from "Looking For Alaska" beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Juneau Empire. Nelson also will talk and show slides at 7 p.m. Monday at the Back Room at the Silverbow Inn. All events are free.