Dewey

The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (7.97 hours)
Product Number: Z100033642
Released: Oct 07, 2010
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781609411466
Narrator/s: Susan McInerney
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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Description

. Dewey's story starts in the worst possible way. Only a few weeks old, on the coldest night of the year, he was stuffed into the returned book slot at the Spencer Public Library. He was found the next morning by library director, Vicki Myron, a single mother who had survived the loss of her family farm, a breast cancer scare, and an alcoholic husband. Dewey won her heart, and the hearts of the staff, by pulling himself up and hobbling on frostbitten feet to nudge each of them in a gesture of thanks and love. For the next nineteen years, he never stopped charming the people of Spencer with his enthusiasm, warmth, humility, (for a cat) and, above all, his sixth sense about who needed him most.

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Author(s): Vicki Myron, Bret Witter
Original Publish Date: Oct 07, 2010

All formats/editions

eAudio
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Author(s): Vicki Myron, Bret Witter
Narrator(s): Susan McInerney
Product Number Z100019499
Released: Oct 01, 2010
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Hachette Book Group
ISBN: #9781607889274
eBook
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Author(s): Vicki Myron, Bret Witter
Product Number EB00624584
Released: Oct 20, 2015
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780446594271

Professional reviews

"Dewey Readmore Books, the cat found in the book drop on a cold winter morning, put Spencer, Iowa, and its library on the map, with fans as far away as Japan. Suzanne Toren reads librarian Vicki Myron's account of the cat who was a part of the community for 19 years with a librarian's precise enunciation, yet she makes anecdotes about Dewey's love of chasing rubber bands or his one escape from the library touch the heart. Toren's voice remains upbeat while conveying the blend of love, bemusement, and occasional frustration that cat owners will identify with. Listeners--even those without cats of their own--will enjoy getting acquainted with a friendly, mischievous cat who "thought of himself--correctly--as one of a kind." J.A.S. (c) AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine"

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