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ISBN13: 9780393041941
ISBN10: 0393041948
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A delightful, whimsical tale — one of the most popular books for cat lovers ever written, now newly illustrated.

May Sarton's fictionalized account of her cat Tom Jones's life and adventures prior to making the author's acquaintance begins with a fiercely independent, nameless street cat who follows the ten commandments of the Gentleman Cat — including "A Gentleman Cat allows no constraint of his person, not even loving constraint." But after several years of roaming, Tom has grown tired of his vagabond lifestyle, and he concludes that there might be some appeal after all in giving up the freedom of street life for a loving home. It will take just the right human companion, however, to make his transformation from Cat About Town to genuine Fur Person possible.

Sarton's book is one of the most beloved stories ever written about the joys and tribulations inherent in sharing one's life with a cat. This edition, beautifully illustrated with 9 new color watercolors by Jared Williams, will continue to be an enduring favorite.

Synopsis:

A delightful, whimsical tale--one of the most popular books for cat lovers ever written, now newly illustrated.

Synopsis:

A new gift edition of the whimsical tale for cat lovers, this is the story of Tom Jones' life and adventures as a freedom loving alley cat. Illustrations.

About the Author

May Sarton (1912-1995) was an acclaimed poet, novelist, and memoirist.

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talee1960, December 12, 2006 (view all comments by talee1960)
I first read this book 20, 25 year ago at least and I absolutely LOVE it! Over the years, I've ordered it many times as gifts for human feline companions. If you own a cat, no matter whether a "gentleman" cat or a lady cat, you'll find this first (cat) person story absolutely charming! It really, truly could have been written by a cat! It explains a lot of why they act the way they do around us humans! HIGHLY recommended for cat lovers (and even those who are more canine-oriented).
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780393041941
Author:
Sarton, May
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Illustrator:
Williams, Jared Taylor
Author:
Williams, Jared Taylor
Author:
May S
Author:
arton
Author:
Canright, David
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Cats
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Literary
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Gift
Edition Description:
Gift Edition
Series Volume:
no. 02-02
Publication Date:
20021117
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
9 new color watercolors
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.58x5.32x.66 in. .51 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , A delightful, whimsical tale--one of the most popular books for cat lovers ever written, now newly illustrated.
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