Westward Tilt: The American West Today
Drawing on his experiences touring the Western states for two years, in which he provoked conversations with Westerners of all stripes, a journalist examines the results of the westward migration across America in the decades after World War II, profiling the lifestyles and culture of eleven states.
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Prologue THE FOOTLOOSE MIGRATION
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