240 pp. Light wear, corner crease and thumbing. Text clean. Amory tells how he was tamed by an alley cat he dubbed Polar Bear.
First published in paperback by Penguin in 1988, The Cat Who Came for Christmas captured the #1 position on the New York Times bestseller list that year for twelve weeks, and, since its hardcover publication, has leaped onto the list an extraordinary five times.
Written by Cleveland Amory, self-confessed curmudgeon and dog owner, The Cat Who Came for Christmas is the enchanting story of Amory's encounter with a stray cat in a debris-filled alley one Christmas Eve -- and their subsequent life together. Walter Anderson in Parade described The Cat Who Came for Christmas as "A classic. This extraordinary true story will touch your heart and your funny bone -- all at once".
Fans of this classic tale include Walter Cronkite, Paul Harvey, Doris Day -- and, of course, the more than one million Americans who have made The Cat Who Came for Christmas a perennial bestseller.