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Subject: Great book for those who love libraries and cats
Date Posted: 9/20/2008 11:41 PM ET
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I came across a book at a bookstore in San Francisco that cat and library lovers are sure to enjoy. It is called :   Dewey: The Small_Town Library Cat Who Touched The World  by Vicki Myron with Bret Witter ISBN 0446407410 OR 9780446407410 List Price $19.99 Hardcover

 

Very Short Summary:  Someone deposited a small kitten in the bookslot at the Spencer, Iowa library during the coldest night of the year. The library adopts the cat.  It is a true story written by the town's librarian. (Sorry for such a short summary).

 

I just started it and got up to about page 18 during the 50 minute subway ride home. It is an easy read. Highly recomended for someone who loves cats!

 

ETA: I purchased it because I love reading about libraries and want to someday become a librarian.



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Date Posted: 9/21/2008 9:27 AM ET
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Date Posted: 9/22/2008 2:52 AM ET
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Thanks for the recommendation!

Date Posted: 9/22/2008 7:38 AM ET
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Date Posted: 9/22/2008 9:00 AM ET
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I bought it must finish what I am reading now.... I think it might make a wonderful Christmas gift for many!!!

Date Posted: 9/22/2008 11:44 AM ET
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Thanks for the recommend.   I am a catlover to the nth degree.  :)  I'll check it out. 

Date Posted: 9/28/2008 12:24 PM ET
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Oh, they just did a story on him on CBS Sunday Morning.  Its a big wishlisted book.  The story looks very good.  It is being made into a movie also.

Date Posted: 9/30/2008 12:57 PM ET
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Thanks for the recommendation.

I added it to my WL but I might check to see if my local library has a copy so I can get y hands on it sooner rather than later.