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Tunnel people

Teun Voeten

Tunnel people

by Teun Voeten

  • 201 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by PM Press in Oakland, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Underground homeless persons,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTeun Voeten
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF128.55 .V6413 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination304 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25546674M
    ISBN 101604860707
    ISBN 109781604860702
    LC Control Number2009912464
    OCLC/WorldCa624417062

      The smuggling tunnel begins in San Luis, Arizona, then stretches past the Mexican border into a neighborhood in Mexico. Agents say the tunnel is 3 feet wide and 4 . Voeten published his book Tunnel People in The documentary Dark Days () also chronicled residents of Freedom Tunnel. Voice In the Tunnels () also explored Mole People in New York City. Jennifer Toth wrote the bestseller The Mole People: Life In The Tunnels Beneath New York City (some critics questioned its facts).

    I didn't read Jennifer Toth's book The Mole People when it came out in Despite my interest in subway tunnels, the focus of her book, the homeless people who live in them, was not a topic I was eager to read more about. That these people are living pathetic lives in a .   Many people would find it hard to comprehend why anyone would chose to live underground. But Margaret Morton, a photojournalist who has recently published a book about life in tunnels, has come to.

    Online Library The Mole People Life In Tunnels Beneath New York City Jennifer Toth the Tunnels Beneath New York City 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 the frescoed waiting rooms of. Photographer and filmmaker Andrea Star Reese discovered a community of such people, living in makeshift dwelling inside a mile long Amtrak tunnel on .


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As someone who regularly encounters homeless people on the streets of Los Angeles [.] I found Voeten's book deeply insightful and helpfully frustrating. Tunnel People offers a penetrating vision of a slice of life that is uniquely American, recounted by a uniquely qualified Dutch writer/5(22).

This book provided a good companion to Jennifer Toth's book The Mole people, which I read some years ago. Voeten actually lived in the tunnel (as a journalist) for a short time.

Some of the language seemed a little garbled at times, but, overall, this constituted good reading/5. About the Tunnel People book.

Teun Voeten went to explore the tunnels of New York City and befriended a few of the many “tunnel people” living there. He actually ended up living with a few of them for a couple of months, and you can read about his experiences with the “tunnel people” in this book.

The tunnel he explored was the Amtrak. Teun Voeten's book Tunnel People is also about the inhabitants of the Freedom Tunnel, where Voeten lived for five months. Jennifer Toth 's book The Mole People: Life In The Tunnels Beneath New York City, [4] written while she was an intern at the Los Angeles Times, was promoted as a true account of travels in the tunnels and interviews Cited by: Following the homeless Manhattanites who, in the mids, chose to start a new life in the tunnel systems of the city, this record tells the stories of a variety of tunnel dwellers from the perspective of an award-winning, European photojournalist who lived and worked with them for 5 months.

Photographs and personal accounts detail the struggles and pleasures—including the government's. In this updated version of the book (), Voeten tracks down the original tunnel dwellers and describes what has happened in the thirteen years since they left the tunnels.

Tunnel People became an instant classic in the Netherlands when it came out in It was praised as an anthropological journalistic insiders account, that in a brutally. She suggested that anyone interested might read this book, THE MOLE PEOPLE: Life in the Tunnels.

Jennifer Toth is a journalist and author who earned the trust and cooperation of street people and New York police alike to gain unimaginable access to the residents of various communities of tunnel Cited by:   A New York Times article by John Tierney was the earliest to outline the phenomenon, looking at people living in an abandoned train tunnel.

The tunnel was known by homeless people since its inception in the s, when it was used by trains to bring cattle to the city before the freight operations ended. Its population, limited at first to about three or four individuals, quickly grew at the time Isaac settled in, evolving into small tribes of.

Many tunnel people are solitary loonies not unlike the guys you see living aboveground in cardboard boxes in any large American city. In a few cases, though — this is where it gets truly weird — sizable communities have coalesced, some allegedly numbering people or more, complete with “mayors,” elaborate social structures, even.

The tunnel people were evicted inbut Amtrak and homeless organizations offered them alternative housing. Some succeeded in starting again above ground, while others failed. In this updated version of the book, Voeten tracks down the original tunnel dwellers and describes what has happened in the thirteen years since they left the tunnels.

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 Brand: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated. Tunnel People book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. By the end of the millennium, thousands of homeless people roamed the street /5.

Graffiti referring to the title of a book written by Matthew O'Brien about the lives of homeless people who live in storm tunnels adorns a wall in Las Vegas. AP Ad. "Voeten resists the temptation to sensationalize and romanticize the underground tunnel people. Nor is his book sentimental [it is a] sober and well-written report about the mean misery underground: That makes this book so powerful." —Volkskrant "Tunnel People is a supreme example of participatory observation.

The insider's point of Brand: PM Press. Reinee Pasarow's NDE Tunnel Experience: "At this point I became aware that there was a light calling me from somewhere else and I entered what people speak of as the tunnel.I will speak of it as that although I did not quite perceive it as a tunnel.

It was a transition place where I became aware of other beings who seemed to be rather disoriented, rather confused and lost and some of these. humor and compassion. He also witnessed the end of tunnel life.

The tunnel people were evicted inbut Amtrak and homeless organizations offered them alternative housing. Some succeeded in starting again above ground, while others failed.

In this updated version of the book, Voeten tracks down the original tunnel dwellers. An estimated people are living underground in the flood tunnels underneath Las Vegas, and many of them struggle with substance abuse and addiction. Paul. According to Matthew O’Brien, who works with the homeless and is the author of a book about Vegas’ tunnel people called Beneath The Neon, the causes of homelessness aren’t typically the.

Get this from a library. Tunnel people. [Teun Voeten] -- Describes the author's five-month stint in the underground tunnels beneath New York City, including descriptions of the people living there, the society they created for themselves, and the.

Tunnel People. likes. Tunnel People, the ultimate study about the New York underground homeless. Truthful and Accurate! "Voeten resists the temptation to sensationalize and romanticize the underground tunnel people.

Nor is his book sentimental [it is a] sober and well-written report about the mean misery underground: That makes this book so powerful." —Volkskrant "Tunnel People is a supreme example of participatory observation. The insider's point of. Todd Tomasella is the author of several Christian, non-fiction books, hundreds of articles, devotionals, audios, tracts, videos, Bible school curriculum, and study guides.

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