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About the Author

Barbara Jo Jenkins co-authored the nonfiction blockbuster, The Walk West, selected for the permanent White House Library. It was named one of the most influential books on American Culture in a century. She co-authored The Road Unseen, another bestseller that won The Gold Medallion Book Award. Barbara Jenkins walked 3,000 miles across America and was featured on the cover of National Geographic Magazine.


Barbara Jo Jenkins has completed her long awaited memoir to be published Fall 2023 (Dexterity). This is her untold story as a hillbilly from The Ozark's to walking across America and being featured on the cover of National Geographic Magazine. She was half of one of America's sweetheart couples before her life took a drastic turn and she vanished. 'So Long As It's Wild' is breaking forty years of silence. She is also the subject of another upcoming book, Mother Nature by bestselling author Jedidiah Jenkins.


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