The Astonishing Thing

£12.99
The Astonishing Thing

The Astonishing Thing

£12.99
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In her inventive, sometimes bittersweet, ultimately uplifting debut, Sandi Ward draws readers into one extraordinary cat's quest to make sense of her world, illuminating the limits and mysterious depths of love . . .

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    In her inventive, sometimes bittersweet, ultimately uplifting debut, Sandi Ward draws readers into one extraordinary cat's quest to make sense of her world, illuminating the limits and mysterious depths of love . . .

    Pet owners know that a cat's loyalty is not easily earned. Boo, a resourceful young feline with a keen eye and inquiring mind, has nonetheless grown intensely devoted to her human companion, Carrie. Several days ago, Carrie--or Mother, as Boo calls her--suddenly went away, leaving her family, including Boo, in disarray. Carrie's husband, Tommy, is distant and distracted even as he does his best to care for Boo's human siblings, especially baby Finn.
    Boo worries about who will fill her food dish, and provide a warm lap to nestle into.More pressing still, she's trying to uncover the complicated truth aboutwhyCarrie left. Though frequently mystified by human behavior, Boo is sure that Carrie once cared passionately for Tommy and adores her children, even the non-feline ones. But she also sees it may not be enough to make things right. Perhaps only a cat--a wise, observant, very determined cat--can do that . . .

    Wonderfully tender and insightful,The Astonishing Thingexplores the intricacies of marriage and family through an unforgettable perspective at the center of it all.

    304 pages. Paperback.

    Size: 14 x 1.8 x 21.1cm

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Description

In her inventive, sometimes bittersweet, ultimately uplifting debut, Sandi Ward draws readers into one extraordinary cat's quest to make sense of her world, illuminating the limits and mysterious depths of love . . .

Pet owners know that a cat's loyalty is not easily earned. Boo, a resourceful young feline with a keen eye and inquiring mind, has nonetheless grown intensely devoted to her human companion, Carrie. Several days ago, Carrie--or Mother, as Boo calls her--suddenly went away, leaving her family, including Boo, in disarray. Carrie's husband, Tommy, is distant and distracted even as he does his best to care for Boo's human siblings, especially baby Finn.
Boo worries about who will fill her food dish, and provide a warm lap to nestle into.More pressing still, she's trying to uncover the complicated truth aboutwhyCarrie left. Though frequently mystified by human behavior, Boo is sure that Carrie once cared passionately for Tommy and adores her children, even the non-feline ones. But she also sees it may not be enough to make things right. Perhaps only a cat--a wise, observant, very determined cat--can do that . . .

Wonderfully tender and insightful,The Astonishing Thingexplores the intricacies of marriage and family through an unforgettable perspective at the center of it all.

304 pages. Paperback.

Size: 14 x 1.8 x 21.1cm

UK Postage and Delivery

Standard UK Delivery - £4.95

Standard UK Delivery for orders over £69 – FREE

ORDERS PLACED BEFORE 1PM MONDAY - FRIDAY WILL BE DISPATCHED SAME DAY (Bank Holidays excluded).