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Rats

Observations On The History And Habitat Of The City's Most Unwanted Inhabitants

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Publisher: Bloomsbury USA

3.8
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Language:English | Number of Pages: 256 | Format: Paperback

Isbn-10: 1582344779 | Isbn-13: 9781582344775 | Publish date:  | Edition Reprint

Also available as: Hardcover , eBook , Others

Category: History , Non-fiction

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Book Description
The New York Times bestseller, now available in paperback with an all-new afterword by the author.

Love them or loathe them, rats are here to stay-they are city dwellers as much as (or more than) we are, surviving on the effluvia of our society. In Rats, the critically acclaimed bestseller, Robert Sullivan spends a year investigating a rat-infested alley just a few blocks away from Wall Street. Sullivan gets to know not just the beast but its friends and foes: the exterminators, the sanitation workers, the agitators and activists who have played their part in the centuries-old war between human city dweller and wild city rat. Sullivan looks deep into the largely unrecorded history of the city and its masses-its herds-of-rats-like mob. Funny, wise, sometimes disgusting but always compulsively readable, Rats earns its unlikely place alongside the great classics of nature writing.