The Mole People

The Mole People

Life in the Tunnels Beneath New York City

Book - 1993
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Thousands of people live in the subway, railroad, and sewage tunnels that form the bowels of New York City. This book is about them, the so-called mole people, living alone and in communities, in subway tunnels and below subway platforms. It is about how and why people move underground, who they are, and what they have to say about their lives and the "topside" world they've left behind.
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Chicago Review Press, c1993
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781556521904
Branch Call Number: 305.569 T717
305.569 T717
Characteristics: x, 267 p. : ill. ; 24 cm


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joehanna45 Oct 19, 2011

Fasinating, frightening, and heartbreaking true-life stories of the homeless and the outcasts of New York City. A brilliant work by author Jennifer Toth. Written some twenty years ago, but still more relevant today as ever.


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