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

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

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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.

Author: Jessica Bruder
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 09/04/2018
Pages: 288
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.50lbs
Size: 8.19h x 5.35w x 0.79d
ISBN: 9780393356311