‘American Oz’ author Michael Sean Comerford spent a year with traveling carnivals

WGN Weekend Morning News

Michael Sean Comerford, author of ‘American Oz: An Astonishing Year Inside Traveling Carnivals at State Fairs and Festivals: Hitchhiking from California to New York, Alaska to Mexico” joins WGN Morning News to discuss his newly released book and year spent hitchhiking.

Comerford is a journalist who attended carnivals in ten states over the course of a year. He traveled more than 21,000 miles by train, bus, and thumb, before visiting a feeder town in Mexico that empties out each year as people travel to American carnivals.

For more information on Michael Sean Comerford and ‘American Oz’, visit Comerford’s website.


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