Union: A Democrat, a Republican, and a Search for Common Ground recounts the road trip taken by two friends who wanted to discover what about America divided them and what brought them together in the year before Trump was elected.
The next few days were a blur of fields and mountain ranges. We spent time in Bozeman, Montana, and explored Yellowstone National Park in a gentle rain. With Chris at the wheel, we passed into Idaho, where we swooped southwest across the pine ridges of the Sawtooths and the volcanic rocks of Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve.
In southern Idaho, we cruised along the long flat valleys—until a set of flashing blue and red lights filled the rearview mirror.