BABY BOOMERS ON THE ROAD AGAIN

https://media2.wnyc.org/i/800/0/l/99/1/Lindasnow.pngBack in the 60’s many young people got in vans and VW wagons and toured the country following their new found rock legends.  Today, many of the same people are back on the road again this time to escape financial hardship and to find work.  The term now is ‘wheel estate’ as a whole sub-culture in our country pursue fleeting, often part-time and seasonal, opportunities to make a living.  Through her immersion journalism, Jessica Bruder captured this lifestyle and documented it in the book, ‘Nomadland’. She joins us on this episode

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https://www.amazon.com/Nomadland-Surviving-America-Twenty-First-Century/dp/039324931X