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Over the Next Hill: An Ethnography of RVing Seniors in North America

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Living either full or part time in a recreational vehicle has been an alternative lifestyle in North America since the 1920s. By the 1930s, Wally Byam's Airstream company could not keep up with the demand for his self-contained "house trailers." And today, "RVing" has become so widespread that, for perhaps two million retired North Americans, home is a recreational vehicle

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Paperback, Second Edition, 347 pages
Published May 1st 2001 by Broadview Press Inc
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Sarah Ewald
Oct 26, 2017 rated it liked it
Interesting, if scientifically laid out, book about people who are full-time RV-ers. Very dated having a release date of 1997, but it gives a picture of those who live that lifestyle, and gives advice for anyone considering that course. I'd like some more recent data, however...
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Oct 19, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: ethnography
Interesting perspectives on the rv'ing community. Makes me think about doing this in my old age...
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Jul 08, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Highly recommended, even if you're not a senior or planning on traveling in an RV when you are one.
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