Mole People: Life in the Tunnels beneath New York City

Mole People: Life in the Tunnels beneath New York City

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by Jennifer Toth, Chris Pape
     
 

ISBN-10: 155652241X

ISBN-13: 9781556522413

Pub. Date: 10/28/1995

Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated

Thousands of people live in the subway, railroad, and sewage tunnels that form the bowels of New York City and this book is about them, the so-called mole people. They live alone and in communities, in subway tunnels and below subway platforms and this fascinating study presents how and why people move underground, who they are, and what they have to say about

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Thousands of people live in the subway, railroad, and sewage tunnels that form the bowels of New York City and this book is about them, the so-called mole people. They live alone and in communities, in subway tunnels and below subway platforms and this fascinating study presents 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556522413
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
280
Sales rank:
247,264
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Author's Note,
Introduction,
1 Finding a Home,
2 Seville's Story,
3 Mac's War,
4 The Underground Population,
5 Underground Spaces,
6 The Bowery,
7 Living with the Law,
8 Hell's Kitchen,
9 Children,
10 Roots,
11 Bernard's Tunnel,
12 Tunnel Art,
13 Graffiti,
14 Runaways,
15 Tunnel Outreach,
16 Dark Angel,
17 The Underground in History, Literature, and Culture,
18 Wanderers,
19 Harlem Gang,
20 J.C.'s Community,
21 "City of Friends",
22 Women,
23 Jamall's Story,
24 Blade's Piece,
Epilogue,
Acknowledgments,
Bibliography,
Index,

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