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A Gift From Bob

Staff Review: A Gift From Bob

"A Gift From Bob" by James Bowen

Cover: 'A Gift From Bob'


A continuation of James Bowen’s memoir that began in his popular book “A Street Cat Named Bob", this book focuses on the last year that James spent as a recovering person trying to make a living on the bitterly cold, frozen streets of London selling the magazine “The Big Issue” and playing guitar with his adopted cat Bob. It depicts the hand-to-mouth difficult existence of those times juxtaposed with the warmth James and Bob have together as a family, especially during the holidays. While a slight story, this is definitely a book that will delight fans of his previous books about his journey with his cat Bob and people who enjoy animal stories.

Audience: Adults | Genre: Nonfiction, Holiday, Animals