Cat Rising [NOOK Book]

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Cat Rising is the richly drawn tale of one woman’s quest to build a future through the discoveries of her past. Author Cynn Chadwick paints a vibrant portrait of community—friends and family together for the long haul, no matter how bumpy the ride.Cat Hood and Lily Cameron have been best friends since kindergarten, when Lily rescued Cat from a schoolyard bully. In the 30 years since, the pair has grown into Girls With Hammers, making a modest living as small-town carpenters in the mountains of western North ...
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Overview

Cat Rising is the richly drawn tale of one woman’s quest to build a future through the discoveries of her past. Author Cynn Chadwick paints a vibrant portrait of community—friends and family together for the long haul, no matter how bumpy the ride.Cat Hood and Lily Cameron have been best friends since kindergarten, when Lily rescued Cat from a schoolyard bully. In the 30 years since, the pair has grown into Girls With Hammers, making a modest living as small-town carpenters in the mountains of western North Carolina. But things are changing for Cat. Her first book has been published, her agent’s making big plans, and the whole town thinks she’s a celebrity. She’s got a long-lost brother who turns up out of nowhere with a wife who’s pregnant with twins, a ’59 Harley Duo Glide that makes a funny noise, a busted-up hand that puts her out of commission, and a German Shepherd named Mike who won’t get off the couch.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012172006
  • Publisher: Napping Porch Press
  • Publication date: 1/20/2011
  • Series: Cat Rising Series , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 756,309
  • File size: 598 KB

Meet the Author

Cynn Chadwick was born and raised in New Jersey but has lived in the South for over twenty years. She is the author of The Cat Rising Series: Cat Rising, Girls With Hammers, and Babies, Bikes, & Broads, and Angels and Manners, all Bywater Books publications. As The Table Turns, a Napping Porch Press publication, and soon to be released Then Came Jake.
Cat Rising is her first novel originally published in 2002 with Haworth Press, re-released in 2008 with Bywater Books. The entire Cat Rising Series is now available as an ebook publication with Napping Porch Press, which will also publish Then Came Jake to be released in both print and ebook in January 2012.

Earning both an MA in literature and an MFA in fiction at Goddard College in Vermont, Chadwick is currently a lecturer at the University of North Carolina at Asheville where she teaches in the Creative Writing and Masters Programs. She lives in the bowl of a spoon-shaped valley with her mate, Elenna, and their two dogs Arlo and Seamus.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2004

    WONDERFUL!!

    YOU WILL FALL IN LOVE WITH THE CHARACTER,CAT HOOD.SHE IS INTELLIGENT,CONFUSED ,THOUGHTFUL,SEARCHING. A DELIGHT TO FOLLOW AROUND AND SEE WHAT HAPPENS NEXT.THE FOLLOW UP BOOK'GIRLS WITH HAMMERS 'IS JUST AS GOOD. WELL WORTH YOUR MONEY

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2013

    Aphrodite Cabin

    Aphrodite Cabin

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 26, 2012

    Cat Rising

    Loved this book...immediately bought Girls With Hammers after finishing this one. Great story about a woman coming to know her self...finding the life she wants to live.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 14, 2013

    Lava

    Lava got up and sighed. She headed out to go back to her loner life. Thornkit and Woodpeckerkit follwed her. (Since your gone, Ill RP Faithkit...) Faithkit hurried after them.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 17, 2013

    Cats

    She sticks her tounge out at Thornkit ~Faithkit
    "Faithkit…" he warns ~Astromoon

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 6, 2013

    Dylan

    He grabs blackberry

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 6, 2013

    Blackberry

    He slept

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2013

    Hestia

    Lava, Astro, do u hav a kit named Prariedogkit?

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 18, 2011

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