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The travelling cat chronicles / Hiro Arikawa ; translated from the Japanese by Philip Gabriel.

Arikawa, Hiro, 1972- (author.). Gabriel, Philip, 1953- (translator.).

Available copies

  • 0 of 2 copies available at South Central Regional Library.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Altona Library F Ari (Text) 35864002419859 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2019-06-28
Morden Library F Ari (Text) 35864002419842 Adult Fiction Volume hold Checked out 2019-07-02

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735235236
  • Physical Description: 277 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: [Toronto] : Viking, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Originally published in Japanese as Tabineko Ripôto" -- Verso title page.
A reissue of the 2017 edition published by Doubleday (London).
Summary, etc.:
"A 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, 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"-- Provided by publisher.
Language Note:
In English, translated from the Japanese.
Subject: Cats > Fiction.
Pets and travel > Fiction.
Human-animal relationships > Fiction.
Conduct of life > Fiction.
Japan > Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Road fiction.

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