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The French Cat Mini

Author : Rachael Hale McKenna
ISBN : 1617691860
Genre : Pets
File Size : 45.98 MB
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The French Cat is a lovely celebration of France and its felines. Remarkable French landscapes, both urban and rural, are populated with cats brimming with personality--whether languidly strolling in a quaint village or regally perched on the doorstep of an elegant château. Now, a carefully curated selection of these unforgettable images is available in a small, charming book that will be an all-around delight for Francophiles and cat lovers alike.
Category: Pets

The French Cat

Author : Rachael Hale
ISBN : 1584799501
Genre : Photography
File Size : 54.40 MB
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"Famed animal photographer Rachael Hale has turned her lens toward France, her newly adopted home, and the charismatic cats that inhabit this picturesque backdrop. Rachael also tells the story of her move to France and experience discovering the beauty of her surroundings, the culture, and, of course, the cats, with her husband and new baby in tow"--
Category: Photography

Lords Of The Housetops Thirteen Cat Tales

Author : Carl Van Vechten
ISBN : 9781473346659
Genre : Fiction
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This is Carl Van Vechten's 1921 collection of short stories, “Lords of the Housetops”. Every story is linked by a common theme of cats, each telling a fantastic tale of feline adventure and daring-do. This volume is ideal for children with a love of cats, and it would make for a charming addition to family collections. The stories include: “Cats”, “The Cat”, “Zut”, “A Psychical Invasion”, “The Afflictions Of An English Cat”, “Gipsy”, “The Blue Dryad”, “Dick Baker's Cat”, “The Black Cat”, “Madame Jolicoeur's Cat”, “A Friendly Rat”, “Monty's Friend”, “The Queen's Cat”, and “Calvin”. Carl Van Vechten (1880 – 1964) was an American photographer and writer. He was interested in black writers and creatives, and supported the Harlem Renaissance, helping many black artists publish their work, including Langston Hughes, Ethel Waters, and Richard Wright. He was also the literary executor of Gertrude Stein, the famous American novelist, poet, and playwright. Other notable works by this author include: “Firecrackers. A Realistic Novel” (1925), “The Blind Bow-Boy” (1923), and “Spider Boy” (1928). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.
Category: Fiction

The Dover Anthology Of Cat Stories

Author : Dover
ISBN : 9780486806419
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 27.3 MB
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Cat fanciers will want to curl up with this collection of tales about felines of many temperaments ― adventurous, naive, crafty, and independent. Nearly thirty stories offer a rich variety of moods and settings, from H. P. Lovecraft's chilling tale of revenge, "The Cats of Ulthar," to Honoré de Balzac's droll satire of British respectability, "The Afflictions of an English Cat." Selections include Emile Zola's fable "Cat's Paradise," in which an indoor cat takes to the streets; "Gipsy" by Booth Tarkington, a brilliant study of a wild cat; "The Cat that Walked by Himself" from Rudyard Kipling's Just So stories; "Tom Quartz" by Mark Twain; "How a Cat Played Robinson Crusoe" by Charles G. D. Roberts; Charles Perrault's classic rendition of "Puss in Boots"; and entrancing cat tales by Saki, Bram Stoker, Théophile Gautier, and others.
Category: Fiction

The Sounds Of French

Author : Bernard Tranel
ISBN : 0521315107
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 42.23 MB
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Tranel's textbook is principally addressed to English speakers who want to improve their French pronunciation. It describes the difficulties typically encountered, explains why they occur and suggests ways to improve them. In addition, from a more theoretical perspective, the book provides readers with a fundamental understanding of the way French sounds are produced and how they behave according to general linguistic principles. Perfect for both relative beginners and more advanced students, Tranel's book draws on contrastive analysis, general phonetics, traditional knowledge, and more modern developments in phonology, historical linguistics, and orthography. Intended for classroom use, the book will appeal to teachers because of its wide scholarship and firm grasp of instructional principles, while students will welcome Tranel's clear style and organization.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Every Saturday

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ISBN : UOM:39015030073954
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Cat Island

Author : John Cuevas
ISBN : 9780786485789
Genre : History
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Just off the coast of the Gulf Islands National Seashore lies Cat Island, an isolated, T-shaped sliver of sand with a remarkable past. A coveted hiding place for Jean Lafitte’s pirate treasure in the late eighteenth century and illegal booze during Prohibition, Cat Island also witnessed the first shots of the Battle of New Orleans, an encampment for Seminoles during the Trail of Tears and the first lighthouses on the Mississippi coast. As a child, author John Cuevas learned that his family had owned and lived on the island for three generations beginning with his ancestor, Juan de Cuevas, referred to as “The King of Cat Island,” who received it by way of a Spanish land grant. In this engaging work, Cuevas chronicles the historic events that occurred on the island’s shores and offers a tribute to the legacy of one of the Gulf Coast’s pioneer families.
Category: History