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Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Bruder, Jessica

Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century


Jessica Bruder

From the beet fields of North Dakota to the campgrounds of California to Amazon's CamperForce program in Texas, employers have discovered a new, low-cost labor pool, made up largely of transient older adults. These invisible casualties of the Great Recession have taken to the road by the tens of thousands in RVs and modified vans, forming a growing community of nomads.

Nomadland tells a revelatory tale of the dark underbelly of the American economy--one which foreshadows the precarious future that may await many more of us. At the same time, it celebrates the exceptional resilience and creativity of these Americans who have given up ordinary rootedness to survive, but have not given up hope.

Binding Type: Paperback
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 09/04/2018
ISBN: 9780393356311
Pages: 288
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.40w x 0.80d