By James Bowen
The moment New York occasions Bestseller!
James is a road musician suffering to make ends meet.Bob is a stray cat searching for someplace hot to sleep. whilst James and Bob meet, they forge a never-to-be-forgotten friendship that has been fascinating readers from Thailand to Turkey. A highway Cat Named Bob is a global sensation, touchdown at the bestseller record in England for fifty two consecutive weeks and promoting in 26 nations worldwide. Now, James and Bob are able to proportion their actual tale with the U.S. during this story not like any you’ve ever learn of a cat who possesses a few form of magic. while road musician James Bowen discovered an injured cat curled up within the hallway of his house construction, he had no thought how a lot his lifestyles used to be approximately to alter. James used to be residing hand to mouth at the streets of London, slightly making adequate cash to feed himself, and the very last thing he wanted was once a puppy. but James couldn't face up to assisting the strikingly clever yet very in poor health animal, whom he named Bob. He slowly nursed Bob again to overall healthiness after which despatched the cat on his means, imagining that he might by no means see him back. yet Bob had different rules. ideal for fanatics of Marley & Me: existence and Love with the World's Worst puppy and Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat that modified the area, this rapid vintage in regards to the strength of affection among guy and animal has taken the realm by way of typhoon and is certain to be an important hit with American fanatics to boot.
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He has worked as a research fellow and visiting scientist in Australia, Belgium, Chile, China, France, Germany, and Japan. His research has focused on the behavior of organic molecules and polymers at clay mineral surfaces. His book Formation and Properties of Clay–Polymer Complexes, 2nd Edition has recently been published by Elsevier. He enjoys reading historical books, playing bridge, and listening to chamber music. Alexandra R. Toland grew up in Boston, Massachusetts, and received a bachelor of arts in 1997 from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and a master of fine arts in 2001 from the Dutch Art Institute.
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A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life by James Bowen