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The lion in the living room : how house cats tamed us and took over the world / Abigail Tucker.

Tucker, Abigail, (author.).
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Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Series Information

Thorndike Press large print popular and narrative nonfiction.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello NF LP ANIMALS CAT TUCKER (Text) 37743002230730 NF ANIMALS Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 636.8 TUCK (Text) 39231033387412 New Large Print Collection Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library LP 636.8 TUC (Text) 78731000499417 Adult Nonfiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410495662 (large print : hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1410495663 (large print : hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 425 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 345-421).
Formatted Contents Note:
Catacombs -- Cat's cradle -- What's the catch? -- The cats that ate the canaries -- The cat lobby -- CAT scan -- Pandora's litter box -- Lions and toygers and lykoi -- Nine likes.
Summary, etc.:
Cats are incredible creatures: they can eat practically anything and live almost anywhere. Tracing their rise from prehistory to the modern cat craze, Abigail Tucker presents an adventure through history, natural science, and pop culture. With keen reporting and lively wit, Tucker investigates the way house cats have used their relationship with humans to become one of the most powerful animals on the planet. -- adapted from dust jacket.
Subject: Cats > History.
Human-animal relationships.
Large type books.

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