Ever notice an RV parked by Walmart at midnight? Ever wonder where your Amazon packages came from? Do you imagine that life on the road embodies the American dream? Find out!
This book was read by Susan Baker, Main Campus Reference Librarian.
Title: Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century
Author: Jessica Bruder
Genre: Travel…sociology…retirement…economics…poverty? Nonfiction works, too.
Read Great Things 2021 categories: A book about social justice or equity, A microhistory (I personally used this title for this category), Choose your own category: A book made into a movie; A book suggested by a Durham Tech library staff member
Why did you choose to read, listen to, or watch this?
I kept seeing this title—for the book, for the movie—in libraries, in magazines, in articles. I resisted. But its persistent presence, as well as the image of on the cover, ultimately seduced me— hasn’t everyone dreamed of hitting the road in a vintage Airstream, especially during the darkest days of the pandemic?Continue Reading →