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"From the best-selling author of The Elegance of the Hedgehog comes this delightful, delicate tale that pays tribute to the poetry of the everyday, to Japanese philosophy, and to the ingenuity and sardonic humor of cats. What a mysterious, confounding thing is a writer! Yet, spend a little time with the writer’s cats and one might just understand her better. Muriel Barbery, via her feline friends and co-conspirators, takes readers into her atelier, offering them a behind-the-scenes peek into her process and problems, joys and disappointments. The tale is told from the perspective of one of the writer’s four cats, Kirin, who, together with her cohort, may or may not be a reliable narrator. There’s Ocha, the leader of the gang, a tough guy with a soft heart; the bandy-legged and affectionate Mizu, Ocha’s sister; the phlegmatic and refined Petrus, lover of flowers; and finally, pretty Kirin, narrator of this bewitching story. A superb, funny, and touching text for writers, readers, fans of Muriel Barbery’s best-selling novels, and cat lovers." --Amazon.com.

Available copies

  • 5 of 5 copies available at Westchester Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 5 total copies.
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Shelving Location
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Due Date
Croton Free Library FICTION/BARBERY (Text)
Fiction
31006151847662
Available
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Greenburgh Public Library BARBERY (Text)
Fiction
31009154900660
Available
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Hendrick Hudson Free Library BARBERY, MURIEL (Text)
Fiction
31016151785036
Available
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New Rochelle Public Library BARBERY (Text)
Fiction
31019156689427
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White Plains Public Library FICTION (Text)
Fiction
31544101245538
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