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Best-loved cat stories

Author: Lesley O'Mara
Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : Reader's Digest, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of 30 short stories on the mystery and magic of cats will make a perfect gift for all cat lovers and great reading from an impressive collection of authors. Includes James Herriott, Lewis Carroll, Mark Twain, Cleveland Amory, and many more.
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lesley O'Mara
ISBN: 0762100508 9780762100507
OCLC Number: 37442763
Description: 288 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: The cat's paradise / Emile Zola --
Bluebell: Diary of a cat / Jan D'Lord --
A ship of solace / Eleanor Mordaunt --
Incident on East Ninth / Jill Drower --
How a cat played Robinson Crusoe / Charles G.D. Roberts --
Olly and Ginny / James Herriot --
My boss the cat / Paul Gallico --
The kitten's tailor / Peggy Bacon --
The Cheshire cat / Lewis Carroll --
Ming's biggest prey / Patricia Highsmith --
Dick Baker's cat / Mark Twain --
Calvin, the cat / Charles Dudley Warner --
Lucky cat / Charlotte Wallace --
The white and black dynasties / Théophile Gautier --
The cat that walked by himself / Rudyard Kipling --
The totem of Amarillo / Emma-Lindsay Squier --
Mrs. Bond's cats / James Herriot --
The cat in the fig tree / Charles McPhee --
Cats of my childhood / May Eustace --
Childhood of Miss Churt / F.R. Buckley --
The achievement of the cat / Saki --
The undoing of Morning Glory Adolphus / N. Margaret Campbell --
The home life of a holy cat / Arthur Wiegall --
Midshipman, the cat / John Coleman Adams --
The story of Webster / P.G. Wodehouse --
A cat for all seasons / Cleveland Amory --
Particularly cats / Doris Lessing --
Come, lovely cat / Charles Baudelaire --
The fat of the cat / Gottfried Keller.
Responsibility: edited by Lesley O'Mara ; illustrations by William Geldart.

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This collection of 30 short stories on the mystery and magic of cats will make a perfect gift for all cat lovers and great reading from an impressive collection of authors. Includes James Herriott, Lewis Carroll, Mark Twain, Cleveland Amory, and many more.

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