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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.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Burlington Public Library.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Burlington Public Library 636.8 TUCKER 2016 39851001324756 Non-fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781476738239
  • ISBN: 1476738238
  • ISBN: 9781501154478
  • ISBN: 1501154478
  • Physical Description: 241 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-231) and index.
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.
Human-animal relationships.
Genre: History.

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