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Tue, 03/17/2020 - 5:00pm
Event address: 
1200 11th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-7015

Inspired by Unity Village, the HomesNOW! project in Fairhaven, we invite you to join us for a limited run book group focusing on topics concerning homelessness. We'll meet from 5-6pm on the 3rd Tuesday of each month, September through April(except December).  Meetings take place in the Readings Gallery at Village Books in Fairhaven.

Tuesday, March 17, 5:00pm

Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century by Jessica Bruder

From the beet fields of North Dakota to the 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 adults. These invisible casualties of the Great Recession have taken to the road by the tens of thousands in RVs and modified vans, forming a growing community of nomads.

Nomadland tells a revelatory tale of the dark underbelly of the American economy--one which foreshadows the precarious future that may await many more of us. At the same time, it celebrates the exceptional resilience and creativity of these Americans who have given up ordinary rootedness to survive, but have not given up hope.

Books: 
Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393356311
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 4th, 2018

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