The Resource Strays, Britt Collins, (electronic resource)

Strays, Britt Collins, (electronic resource)

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Strays
Title
Strays
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Britt Collins
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Language
eng
Summary
Homeless, alcoholic, and depressed, Michael King lives in a UPS loading bay on the wrong side of the tracks in Portland, Oregon. One rainy night, he stumbles upon a hurt, starving, scruffy cat and takes her in. Nursing her back to health, he names her Tabor and she becomes a bit of a celebrity in southeast Portland. When winter comes they travel from Oregon to the beaches of California to the high plains of Montana, surviving blizzards and bears, angry steers and rainstorms. Along the way, people are drawn to the spirited, beautiful cat and moved to help Michael, who cuts a striking figure with Tabor riding high on his backpack or walking on a leash. Tabor comforts Michael when he's down, giving him someone to love and care for, and inspiring him to get sober and to come to terms with his past family traumas and grief over the death of his life partner. As they make their way across the West Coast, the pair become inseparable, healing the scars of each other's troubled pasts. But when Michael takes Tabor to a veterinarian in Montana, he discovers that Tabor has an identification chip and an owner in Portland who has never given up hope of finding his beloved cat. Making the difficult choice to return to Portland and reunite Tabor with her owner, Michael now must create a new purpose in his life after Tabor. The authentic tale of an adventurous and charismatic cat and her compassionate human admirers, Strays proves the healing power of love and the profound bond between humans and animals
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Collins, Britt
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fiction
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1941-
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  • Masson, J. Moussaieff
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Pets
  • Travel
  • Nonfiction
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Strays, Britt Collins, (electronic resource)
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digital storage
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stereophonic
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online
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9781538433553
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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unknown
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BE31ED79-C392-4716-8FDB-F6BEEE32BAE9
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OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
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Label
Strays, Britt Collins, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781538433553
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
BE31ED79-C392-4716-8FDB-F6BEEE32BAE9
System details
OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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