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Ted Conover
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Ted Conover is the author most recently of the National Book Critics Circle Award Nominee Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing. He lives in New York City.

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Coyotes
A Journey Across Borders with America's Mexican Migrants
Written by Ted Conover


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: August 12, 1987
Price: $15.95

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 bizarre life of the Mexican illegals.  Theirs is a subterrestrial world... Read more >

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Newjack
Guarding Sing Sing
Written by Ted Conover


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: June 12, 2001
Price: $16.95

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction

Ted Conover, the intrepid author of Coyotes, about the world of illegal Mexican immigrants, spent a year as a prison guard at Sing Sing. Newjack, his account of that experience, is a milestone in American journalism: a book that casts... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Newjack
Guarding Sing Sing
Written by Ted Conover


Format: eBook
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 20, 2010
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Rolling Nowhere
Riding the Rails with America's Hoboes
Written by Ted Conover


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 11, 2001
Price: $15.00

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 literature and folksongs. So, he... Read more >

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The Routes of Man
Travels in the Paved World
Written by Ted Conover


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $15.95

Roads bind our world—metaphorically and literally—transforming landscapes and the lives of the people who inhabit them. Roads have unparalleled power to impact communities, unite worlds and sunder them, and reveal the hopes and fears of those who travel them.

With his marvelous eye for detail and his contagious enthusiasm, Ted Conover explores... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Routes of Man
How Roads Are Changing the World and the Way We Live Today
Written by Ted Conover


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Whiteout
Lost in Aspen
Written by Ted Conover


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 19, 1993
Price: $16.00

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... Read more >
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