Ted Conover's "Rolling Nowhere"

Reportage

Description

Conover spent four months living as a tramp, riding the rails, which ultimately became his first book, Rolling Nowhere. Research for the project began for his senior thesis, while still an undergrad at Amherst College, which has awarded him an honorary degree.

Reporters

Media History

The reporting was intended for these media types: Magazine, Book

Effects and Outcomes

Rolling Nowhere launched Conover's career. His second book, Coyotes, on migrant worker immigration, grew out of his research and reporting for Rolling Nowhere.  

Articles, Books, Video/Film