The Cat's Table (Hardcover)

By Michael Ondaatje

Center Point, 9781611732245, 311pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2011

October 2011 Indie Next List

“In a story of intricate delicacy and beauty, Ondaatje not only tells the wondrous story of three boys at sea -- a journey that takes them each from one world to another and into the realm of adult ways and mysteries -- but also one that has the reader in thrall to what it is to look back and remember. The Cat's Table is a luscious, bittersweet rumination on imagination, memory, and place, and what we find by reclaiming what we've lost.”
— Rick Simonson, The Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle, WA
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Fall '12 Reading Group List

“In a story of intricate delicacy and beauty, Ondaatje not only tells the wondrous tale of three boys at sea -- a journey that takes them each from one world to another and into the realm of adult ways and mysteries -- but also one that has the reader in thrall to what it is to look back and remember. The Cat's Table is a luscious, bittersweet rumination on imagination, memory, and place, and what we find by reclaiming what we've lost.”
— Rick Simonson, The Elliott Bay Book Company, Seattle, WA
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