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The Resource Nomadland : surviving America in the twenty-first century, Jessica Bruder

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

Label
Nomadland : surviving America in the twenty-first century
Title
Nomadland
Title remainder
surviving America in the twenty-first century
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Bruder
Title variation
Nomad land
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Author Jessica Bruder, who teaches at the Columbia School of Journalism, spent several years traveling with older Americans who have become itinerant workers in order to make ends meet. In Nomadland, she describes how they assume a "wheel estate" (instead of "real estate") existence as they travel from one seasonal job to the next, exchanging information on safe camping sites and enjoying the camaraderie of the road. Bruder vividly and sympathetically characterizes these "workampers" as she critiques the financial systems that have led them to adopt this solution. -- Description by Katherine Bradley Johnson
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2017.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10574449
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bruder, Jessica,
Dewey number
331.3/980973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
HD6280
LC item number
.B77 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older people
  • Casual labor
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
surviving America in the twenty-first century
Label
Nomadland : surviving America in the twenty-first century, Jessica Bruder
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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 -- Acknowledgments -- Notes
Control code
971352344
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xiv, 273 pages
Isbn
9780393249316
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017018056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Nomadland : surviving America in the twenty-first century, Jessica Bruder
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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 -- Acknowledgments -- Notes
Control code
971352344
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
xiv, 273 pages
Isbn
9780393249316
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2017018056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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