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Waiting for My Cats to Die

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ISBN13: 9780312287443
ISBN10: 0312287445
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When Stacy Horn--single, deeply addicted to television, and hopelessly attached to two diabetic cats--turned forty, she free-falled into a mid-life crisis. Waiting for My Cats to Die is a passionately and profoundly honest look at what happens the moment you realize--beyond a shadow of a doubt--that some day the credits will roll on your life. There are all those things you haven't done yet. There are all those things you have and wish you hadn't. In the battle against time, a frontal attack is the best strategy. Horn explores abandoned cemeteries and descends into crypts. She researches long-lost relatives, interviews the elderly, and learns all she can about the ghost haunting her apartment. No sign indicating the downward pull of things goes unnoticed. And yet life, with so much to celebrate, is irresistible. Here is a wonderful, quirky, refreshing memoir of hilarity and heartache: life at the mid-point of life.

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Stacy Horn is the founder of ECHO, a New York-based online community, and author of Cyberville.

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Madam Pince, September 21, 2008 (view all comments by Madam Pince)
Eloquent, heartfelt, and I'm not even a cat lover. While Stacy Horn's two feline companions are important to this collection of essays, she ruminates on many topics: life, death, relationships, loneliness and why she loves graveyards (an obsession we share). I loved this book & can't recommend it enough.
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A Memoir
Horn, Stacy
St. Martin's Griffin
New York, N.Y.
Midlife crisis
General Biography
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1st St. Martin's Griffin ed.
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8.34 x 5.38 x 0.98 in

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