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Next stop, Reloville : life inside America's new rootless professional class

Author: Peter T Kilborn
Publisher: New York : Times Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the experience of relocation for mid-level executives and their families, the emotional toll uprooting lives in exchange for financial stability is taking, and the impact such constant change is having on communities and the nation as a whole.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter T Kilborn
ISBN: 9780805083088 0805083081
OCLC Number: 286448360
Description: 254 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Mobile homeless --
First city --
The company --
Workers of the world --
Body snatching --
The next move --
Ghosts' towns --
Trailing --
Rootless --
Family duty --
Fugitives --
Square one --
Appendix: America's top Relovilles.
Responsibility: Peter T. Kilborn.

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From a "New York Times" reporter comes an eye-opening investigation into the growing phenomenon of "relos"--the mid-level executives whose livelihoods depend on their willingness to uproot their  Read more...

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"Peter T. Kilborn's Next Stop Reloville documents an important piece of social history.... A fair and well-written chronicle."--The Wall Street Journal "Fascinating.... Kilborn shows how... for these Read more...

 
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