9781250059758

The Old Man and the Cat A Love Story

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  • ISBN13:

    9781250059758

  • ISBN10:

    1250059755

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/13/2015
  • Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books

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Summary

The Old Man and The Cat is a story of how Nils Uddenberg, retired Professor of Psychology became a beloved cat-owner even though he had never wanted a pet of any kind.

One winter morning the author discovered a cat—whom he would later find was homeless—sitting outside his bedroom window, staring at him with big yellow eyes. Slowly but surely the cat worked itself into his life.

This award-winning writer who has a background in psychology could not stop himself from going deeper into the cat's inner life. Does she have a sense of humor? Is it possible to attach human feelings to her? And the trickiest question of all: Is our little cat actually interested in our attachment to her?

With humor and self-awareness, Nils describes how his existence changed after the cat moved into his house. The feelings she stirs up are a surprise to him and he quickly finds himself falling in love with this speckled grey-brown little lady.

Author Biography

NILS UDDENBERG is a retired university lecturer in Medical Psychology. In 2003 he won the August Prize for his book Ideas About Life. He lives in Sweden.

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