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Nomadland : surviving America in the twenty-first century

by Bruder, Jessica (Author)

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From the beet fields of North Dakota to the National Forest 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 Americans. Finding that social security comes up short, often underwater on mortgag... Full description

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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • Part one: The Squeeze Inn
  • The end
  • Surviving America
  • Escape plan
  • Part two: Amazon town
  • The gathering place
  • The Rubber Tramp Rendezvous
  • Halen
  • Some unbeetable experiences
  • Part three: The H word
  • Homecoming
  • Coda: The octopus in the coconut.
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