"I Came Here To Be Normal": The Influx Of Billionaires In The American West

Mar 13, 2020

Sociologist Justin Farrell grew up in Cheyenne.
Credit Justin Farrell

A book out this month takes an unusual look at the role of the rich in American West, examining it through interviews with the super wealthy living in Teton County.

Wyoming Public Radio's Melodie Edwards sat down with author and sociologist Justin Farrell to talk about what he learned while researching Billionaire Wilderness: The Ultra-Wealthy and the Remaking of the American West.

Have a question about this story? Contact the reporter, Melodie Edwards, at medward9@uwyo.edu.