A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life
James is a street musician struggling to make ends meet. Bob is a stray cat looking for somewhere warm to sleep. When James and Bob meet, they forge a never-to-be-forgotten friendship that has been charming readers from Thailand to Turkey. A Street Cat Named Bob is an international sensation,... show more
James is a street musician struggling to make ends meet. Bob is a stray cat looking for somewhere warm to sleep. When James and Bob meet, they forge a never-to-be-forgotten friendship that has been charming readers from Thailand to Turkey. A Street Cat Named Bob is an international sensation, landing on the bestseller list in England for 52 consecutive weeks and selling in 26 countries around the world. Now, James and Bob are ready to share their true story with the U.S. in this tale unlike any you’ve ever read of a cat who possesses some kind of magic. When street musician James Bowen found an injured cat curled up in the hallway of his apartment building, he had no idea how much his life was about to change. James was living hand to mouth on the streets of London, barely making enough money to feed himself, and the last thing he needed was a pet. Yet James couldn't resist helping the strikingly intelligent but very sick animal, whom he named Bob. He slowly nursed Bob back to health and then sent the cat on his way, imagining that he would never see him again. But Bob had other ideas.Perfect for fans of Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World's Worst Dog and Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat That Changed the World, this instant classic about the power of love between man and animal has taken the world by storm and is guaranteed to be a huge hit with American fans as well.
Publish date: July 30th 2013
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Pages no: 279
Edition language: English
Series: Bob The Cat (#1)
I discovered this as an in-flight audiobook on a recent long-haul trip, and passed a few happy hours with James Bowen and his loyal cat. I'm only sorry that it must have been abridged, as the full length audiobook is 6 hours in total and it was considerably less than that. I do have it as an e book ...
This is a true story of how a stray cat found down-on-his-luck James Bowen. It tells of the challenges Bowen has with drug addiction and homelessness, and on top of that, of getting and holding onto a job, and at the same time, earning enough to feed himself and the cat, Bob. It's not a depressing r...
Es ist die wahre Geschichte von Straßenkater Bob und Straßenmusikanten James, wie sie sich gegenseitig finden und sich ihr Leben zum Guten wendet.
James führt eine gescheiterte Existenz und befindet sich auf den Weg ins Leben zurück. Jahrelange Obdachlosigkeit und Drogenmissbrauch nahmen ihm die Le...