Whiteout: lost in Aspen

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Random House Publishing Group, 1991 - Travel - 269 pages
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Irreverent, poignant, and revealing, this meditation on the sweet temptation of wealth and the vainglorious quest for paradise as they exist in Aspen, Colorado, features a "cast of characters (that) includes such barn-size satirical targets as exclusive health clubs, over-the-hill drug dealers and movie stars and rock stars of wattages bright and dim" (The New Republic). From the Trade Paperback edition.

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In which the noted chronicler of blue-collar work life repairs to the posh ski resort of Aspen and takes up employment as a cab driver. This premise is a tad weaker than his other occupational job ... Read full review

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Silver boomtown in the 1880s, bust a decade later due to the adoption of the gold standard, Aspen, Colorado, now is home to celebrities, Saab police cruisers, and a stagecoach taxi service whose ... Read full review

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Ted Conover is the author of several books including Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing (winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize) and Rolling Nowhere: Riding the Rails with America's Hoboes. His writing has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic, The New Yorker, and National Geographic. Recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, he is Distinguished Writer-in-Residence in the Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute at New York University. He lives in New York City.

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