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The Travelling Cat Chronicles

Label
The Travelling Cat Chronicles
Title
The Travelling Cat Chronicles
Statement of responsibility
Hiro Arikawa ; translated by Philip Gabriel
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On New York Post's Required Reading ListA book that "speak[s] volumes about our need for connection — human, feline or otherwise."—The San Francisco ChronicleA life-affirming anthem to kindness and self-sacrifice, The Travelling Cat Chronicles shows how the smallest things can provide the greatest joy.We take journeys to explore exotic new places and to return to the comforts of home, to visit old acquaintances and to make new friends. But the most important journey is the one that shows us how to follow our hearts . . . An instant international bestseller and Indie Bestseller, The Travelling Cat Chronicles has charmed readers around the world. With simple yet descriptive prose, this novel gives voice to Nana the cat and his owner, Satoru, as they take to the road on a journey with no other purpose than to visit three of Satoru's longtime friends. Or so Nana is led to believe . . . With his crooked tail—a sign of good fortune—and adventurous spirit, Nana is the perfect companion for the man who took him in as a stray. And as they travel in a silver van across Japan, with its ever-changing scenery and seasons, they will learn the true meaning of courage and gratitude, of loyalty and love
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Summary
An ode to kindness, sacrifice, and the power of small things traces the experiences of adventurous Nana the cat and his owner, Satoru, as they embark on a road trip across Japan to visit three old friends.
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10732597
Cataloging source
DLC
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1972-
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  • Arikawa, Hiro
  • Gabriel, Philip
Dewey number
895.636
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • 1972-
  • 1953-
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  • Arikawa, Hiro
  • Gabriel, Philip
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
The Travelling Cat Chronicles
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:21a904cb-c607-4f2d-8d91-f4656102484b
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780451491343
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Travelling Cat Chronicles
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:21a904cb-c607-4f2d-8d91-f4656102484b
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780451491343
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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