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Immersion: A Writer's Guide To Going Deep
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|October 24, 2016

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Over three and a half decades, Ted Conover has ridden the rails with hoboes, crossed the border with Mexican immigrants, guarded prisoners in Sing Sing, and inspected meat for the USDA. His books and articles chronicling these experiences, including the…
Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing
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|January 20, 2010

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Acclaimed journalist Ted Conover sets a new standard for bold, in-depth reporting in this first-hand account of life inside the penal system at Sing Sing. When Ted Conover’s request to shadow a recruit at the New York State Corrections Officer Academy was denied,…
Rolling Nowhere: Riding the Rails with America's Hoboes
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|September 11, 2001

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In Ted Conover's first book, now back in print, he enters a segment of humanity outside society and reports back on a world few of us would chose to enter but about which we are all curious. Hoboes fascinated Conover, but he had only encountered them in…
Coyotes: A Journey Across Borders With America's Mexican Migrants
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|August 12, 1987

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To discover what becomes of Mexicans who come illegally to the United States, Conover disguised himself as an illegal alien, traveling and working across America for more than a year. This is the chronicle of his journey.   “Ted Conover lived the…
Au fil du rail
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|May 30, 2016

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1980. Ted Conover est un jeune étudiant en anthropologie de vingt-deux ans lorsqu'il se décide à partager la vie des « hobos », ces sans-domicile itinérants américains. En leur compagnie, il avale des milliers de kilomètres de rail dans des trains de fret, avec…
The Routes Of Man: Travels In The Paved World
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|February 8, 2011

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From the Pulitzer Prize finalist and National Book Critics Circle Award–winning author of Newjack , an absorbing book about roads and their power to change the world. Roads bind our world—metaphorically and literally—transforming landscapes and…
Whiteout: Lost In Aspen
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|January 19, 1993

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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…
Newjack
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|May 7, 2018

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Dans un pays où la population carcérale est la plus importante au monde, l'accès à Sing Sing, célèbre prison de l'État de New York, est interdit aux curieux, quasiment impossible d'accès aux reporters. Ted Conover, écrivain et journaliste de profession,…
Newjack - Dans la peau d'un gardien de prison
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|April 5, 2018

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Dans un pays où la population carcérale est la plus importante au monde, l'accès à Sing Sing, célèbre prison de l'État de New York, est interdit aux curieux, quasiment impossible d'accès aux reporters. Ted Conover, écrivain et journaliste de profession, raconte :…
The Fair Ophelia
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|January 24, 2017

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How do you go from being one of several children of wealthy, celebrity parents to, as Dr. Jim Yong Kim, the president of Dartmouth College, has called her, "one of the great human beings walking the earth right now"? Ophelia Dahl traveled from Buckinghamshire to…
Coyotes: A Journey Through the Secret World of America's Illegal Aliens by Ted Conover Summary…

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This study guide includes the following sections: Plot Summary, Chapter Summaries & Analysis, Characters, Objects/Places, Themes, Style, Quotes, and Topics for Discussion.
Fifty Years in Sing Sing: A Personal Account, 1879-1929

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Written more than eighty years ago, Fifty Years in Sing Sing is the personal account of Alfred Conyes (1852-1931), who worked as a prison guard and then keeper at Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York, from 1879 to 1929. This unpublished memoir, dated 1930, was…
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