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Nomadland:Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century

Jessica Bruder

What do you do when your mortgage is underwater, a medical catastrophe depletes your savings, or your retirement becomes financially impossible? A growing number of senior Americans address these challenges by taking to the road in an RV or a van. Jessica Bruder joins this community of migrant nomads (known as "workampers”) and follows them as they harvest sugar beets, work at Amazon fulfillment centers during the holidays, or act as seasonal campground hosts. For fans of J.D. Vance's Hillbilly Elegy or Matthew Desmond's Evicted.