When journalist and traveler Kelsey Timmerman wanted to know where his clothes came from and who made them, he began a journey that would take him from Honduras to Bangladesh to Cambodia to China and back again. Where Am I Wearing? intimately describes the connection between impoverished garment workers' standards of living and the all-American material lifestyle. By introducing readers to the human element of globalization‚ÄĒthe factory workers, their names, their families, and their way of life‚ÄĒWhere Am I Wearing bridges the gap between global producers and consumers.
Enlightening and thought-provoking at once, Where Am I Wearing? puts a human face on globalization.