NPR Driveway Moments Cat Tales: Radio Stories That Won't Let You Go

Overview

These NPR "driveway moment" stories featuring our feline friends will have you curled up in your seat, purring. Mischievous, mysterious, content, curious, and full of ...

See more details below
Audiobook (MP3 - Unabridged)
$9.33
BN.com price
(Save 17%)$11.25 List Price
Sending request ...

Overview

These NPR "driveway moment" stories featuring our feline friends will have you curled up in your seat, purring. Mischievous, mysterious, content, curious, and full of attitude, these stories mirror the personality of these creatures that dwell in our homes and our hearts.

Contents:

  • Introduction by Scott Simon
  • Cat and Child, So Comfy Together
  • Cat Lovers and Their Stories
  • Earliest Evidence of House Cats
  • Cat Named Hamish
  • Family Wasn't Always Nice to Its Cats
  • The Purrrfect Candidate for President
  • Political Attack Ad Goes After a Cat
  • Cats Can't Taste Sweetness
  • Cats Eat Anything Smaller Than Themselves
  • Why Do Cats Purr?
  • Living with Lions
  • Maine Cat Resort
  • Bicycling Across USA with Cat in Basket
  • French for Felines
  • Allergen-Free Cat
  • The Story of 23 Cats and an Owl
  • Alone at Christmas with Two Old Cats
  • Mourning the Loss of Frankie the Cat
  • Baghdad Girl, Reaching Out Over the Web
  • This I Believe: Caring Makes Us Human
  • Cat People vs. Non-Cat People
  • Calico Cat Cloned
  • Four Pounds of Fury: Baby Cheetah Gets a Mom
  • Ms. Pudding: A Feline Farewell
  • The Algonquin Hotel's Feline Celebrity
  • Cats First Tamed in the Middle East
  • Protecting African Lions: Hunters Turned Guardians
  • Cat Genome Forensics
  • Glowing Kittens Help in Fights against AIDS
  • Pet Physics: The Uncanny Lapping of Cats
  • White Cat Gifts
  • Scott Simon Remembers Lenore
  • Cat Laws
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

California Bookwatch

“Stories perfectly entertaining for car trips and leisure listening, but it holds the ability to attract any audiobook listener with its fun accounts of cats and their habits.”
California Bookwatch

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781611748772
  • Publisher: HighBridge Company
  • Publication date: 10/2/2012
  • Series: NPR Driveway Moments
  • Format: MP3
  • Edition description: Unabridged
  • Ships to U.S.and APO/FPO addresses only.

Meet the Author

Scott Simon

Internationally acclaimed, NPR produces and distributes programming that reaches a combined audience of 26.4 million listeners weekly, and, unlike other media, NPR's audience continues to grow. NPR member organizations operate 784 stations, and another 117 public radio stations also present NPR programs, for a total of more than 900 stations nationwide who broadcast NPR programming.

SCOTT SIMON has received numerous honors for his reporting, including a Peabody for his weekly radio essays. In addition to hosting Weekend Edition Saturday, he has narrated several programs. He is a contributor to the The New York Times book review and opinion sections, the Wall Street Journal opinion page, The Los Angeles Times, and Gourmet Magazine. He is the author of several books. Simon grew up in Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Montreal, Cleveland, and Washington, DC.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

Contents:

  • Introduction by Scott Simon
  • Cat and Child, So Comfy Together
  • Cat Lovers and Their Stories
  • Earliest Evidence of House Cats
  • Cat Named Hamish
  • Family Wasn’t Always Nice to Its Cats
  • The Purrrfect Candidate for President
  • Political Attack Ad Goes After a Cat
  • Cats Can’t Taste Sweetness
  • Cats Eat Anything Smaller Than Themselves
  • Why Do Cats Purr?
  • Living with Lions
  • Maine Cat Resort
  • Bicycling Across USA with Cat in Basket
  • French for Felines
  • Allergen-Free Cat
  • The Story of 23 Cats and an Owl
  • Alone at Christmas with Two Old Cats
  • Mourning the Loss of Frankie the Cat
  • Baghdad Girl, Reaching Out Over the Web
  • This I Believe: Caring Makes Us Human
  • Cat People vs. Non-Cat People
  • Calico Cat Cloned
  • Four Pounds of Fury: Baby Cheetah Gets a Mom
  • Ms. Pudding: A Feline Farewell
  • The Algonquin Hotel’s Feline Celebrity
  • Cats First Tamed in the Middle East
  • Protecting African Lions: Hunters Turned Guardians
  • Cat Genome Forensics
  • Glowing Kittens Help in Fights against AIDS
  • Pet Physics: The Uncanny Lapping of Cats
  • White Cat Gifts
  • Scott Simon Remembers Lenore
  • Cat Laws
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)