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The Resource The secrets of lost cats : one woman, twenty posters, and a new understanding of love, Dr. Nancy Davidson

The secrets of lost cats : one woman, twenty posters, and a new understanding of love, Dr. Nancy Davidson

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The secrets of lost cats : one woman, twenty posters, and a new understanding of love
Title
The secrets of lost cats
Title remainder
one woman, twenty posters, and a new understanding of love
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Dr. Nancy Davidson
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Language
eng
Summary
"You've seen them. Hanging on telephone poles and posted on supermarket bulletin boards. But have you ever wondered about the stories behind them? When her orange tabby, Zak, disappeared, Nancy Davidson did what countless people before her had done. She made a lost cat poster. And after days of frantic searching, she found him. Nancy was ecstatic. Zak seemed happy, too--although being a cat, it was hard to tell. Zak may have remained his old self, but Nancy had changed. From that moment on, she became acutely aware of lost cat posters. She studied their language, composition, and design. She was drawn to their folk art. Mostly, however, she was intrigued by the messages themselves--the stories behind the posters. It wasn't long before Nancy reached out to other owners of lost and found cats to offer empathy and support. They told hilarious and often poignant stories. They sought advice. That's when Dr. Nancy, the cat lover and the seasoned therapist, stepped in and offered insights brought to light by her shrewd, but never self-serious analysis. What they told her--and what she learns--creates a captivating look into the heart of our relationships with our pets and each other. For seven years, Dr. Nancy followed the lost cat trail discovering answers to a question that eventually touches all of us: What will you do for love? The Secrets of Lost Cats traces the evolution of Nancy Davidson's seven-year passion for lost cat posters. From the astonishing, almost implausible posters she encounters across the country--and indeed, the world--to the daring, dedication, and emotional complexity of the cat owners themselves, The Secrets of Lost Cats offers readers an absorbing journey that illuminates love, loss, and learning to love again, even more deeply"--
Summary
A psychotherapist and cat aficionado shares unconventional and whimsical stories behind lost cat posters and the story of her own lost and found cat to reveal how humans and cats often form complex emotional relationships
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
autobiography
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10193147
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DLC
Dewey number
636.800929
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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one woman, twenty posters, and a new understanding of love
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The secrets of lost cats : one woman, twenty posters, and a new understanding of love, Dr. Nancy Davidson
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http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/264/9781250006264/image/lgcover.9781250006264.jpg
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
811597737
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
viii, 264 pages
Isbn
9781250006264
Lccn
2013009262
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)811597737
Label
The secrets of lost cats : one woman, twenty posters, and a new understanding of love, Dr. Nancy Davidson
Link
http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/264/9781250006264/image/lgcover.9781250006264.jpg
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
811597737
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
viii, 264 pages
Isbn
9781250006264
Lccn
2013009262
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)811597737

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