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Nomadland : surviving America in the twenty-first century / Jessica Bruder.

Bruder, Jessica, (author.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 331.398 BRU (Text) 36626103873949 New Adult Nonfiction Checked out 12/11/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780393249316
  • ISBN: 039324931X
  • Physical Description: xiv, 273 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 257-273).
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword -- The squeeze Inn -- The end -- Surviving America -- Escape plan -- Amazon town -- The gathering place -- The Rubber Tramp Rendezvous -- Halen -- Some unbeetable experiences -- The H word -- Homecoming -- Coda: The octopus in the coconut.
Summary, etc.: The author chronicles her time embedded in a pool of transient older Americans who have taken to the road in late-model RVs, travel trailers, and vans, forming a growing community of nomads, migrant laborers who call themselves "workampers."
Subject: Older people > Employment > United States.
Retirees > Employment > United States.
Retirement > Economic aspects > United States.
Casual labor > United States.
Working poor > United States.
Migrant labor > United States.
Recreational vehicle living > United States.
Van life > United States.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Human Geography.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic Conditions.
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Social Classes & Economic Disparity.
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