|aRats |bobservations on the history and habitat of the city's most unwanted inhabitants |cRobert Sullivan.
|aNew York |bBloomsbury|c2005.
|a250 p. |bill. ; |c21 cm.
|aThoreau went to Walden Pond to live simply in the wild and contemplate his own place in the world by observing nature. Robert Sullivan went to a disused, garbage-filled alley in lower Manhattan to contemplate the city and its lesser-known inhabitants--by observing the rat. Rats live in the world precisely where humans do; they survive on the effluvia of human society; they eat our garbage. While dispensing ..
|aSullivan, Robert, 1963- .
|aRats--New York (State)--New York--Anecdotes.
|aUrban pests--New York (State)--New York--Anecdotes.