The Cat Who Covered the World

by Christopher S. Wren | Nonfiction |
ISBN: 0743222768 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingSqueakyChuwing of Rockville, Maryland USA on 11/20/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by wingSqueakyChuwing from Rockville, Maryland USA on Tuesday, November 20, 2018
This is one of four books received by the Little Free Library of Twinbrook (#7720) by two anonymous donors in November, 2018. Thank you!

Journal Entry 2 by wingSqueakyChuwing at Rockville, Maryland USA on Tuesday, November 20, 2018
I read another copy of this book in 2014. This is what I wrote after I read it...

This book is just darling. Christopher S. Wren was no slouch. His career as a foreign correspondent for The New York Times spanned years, including his being based at different times in Moscow, Cairo, Beijing, Ottawa, and Johannesburg.

So what is a journalist of such merit doing writing a book about a cat?! Here's the answer in Wren's own words:

"Henrietta's life overseas triggered more mail to me from (New York) Times readers than the most momentous political events I have covered in eighteen years as a foreign correspondent, including Anwar Sadat's visit to Israel and Nelson Mandela's release from prison in South Africa."

Henrietta was the family cat who traveled the world literally with each of Wren's base changes. It was hard to believe the adventures of this feline who had a most unusual, and sometimes challenging, life. She was not confined to her home at most of her residences so she got to meet with the local color. Her most terrifying moments had to do with airline travel and becoming lost in the streets of Cairo. Fortunately, she survived her misadventures. She was a very proud cat, quite cynical of the world of politics, and devoted to her family. For a special treat, read her delightful story.

I'm releasing this book for the following challenge:

***The 2018 What's in a Name Release Challenge. The title of the book includes the names CAT, VERED, RED and ED.

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Enjoy the book!

Journal Entry 4 by wingSqueakyChuwing at Rockville, Maryland USA on Thursday, December 20, 2018

Released 5 mos ago (12/20/2018 UTC) at Rockville, Maryland USA

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I handed off this book to my friend from New Boston, New Hampshire, who was visiting me today!

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