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My Cat Spit McGee (Beeler)

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Fiction, Morris, Willie, Cats, Biography, Biography / Autobiography, Mississippi, General, Fantasy - Historical, Authors, American, 20th century, Anecdotes, Cat o
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ISBN 101574902474
ISBN 139781574902471

My Cat Spit McGee is Spit McGee is a white cat with one gold eye and one blue eye named after a character from one of Morris's children's books. In this delightful book Morris tells the story My Cat Spit McGee book how he made the transition from cat-hater to cat-lover after saving the life of Spit McGee.4/5.

The title character (and the reason for the book), Spit McGee, is so well detailed by Morris that by the end of the story I became quite wistful, saddened that I never had the opportunity to meet this magnificent creature myself. Or for that matter, the author. "My Cat Spit McGee" is a must-read for anyone who loves cats, or animals in general/5(63).

With endearing humor and unabashed compassion, Willie Morris—a self-declared dog man and author of the classic paean My Cat Spit McGee book canine kind, My Dog Skip—reveals the irresistible story of his unlikely friendship with a to confront a lifetime of kitty-phobia when he marries a cat woman, Willie discovers that Spit McGee, a feisty kitten with one blue and one Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

On one level, the book is a humorous, old-soul wise story about a dog man learning to live in a household with a furry, white cat. But there is a second level. With My Cat Spit McGee, Morris did what Ernest Hemingway did with The Old Man and the Sea. Buy a cheap copy of My Cat Spit McGee book by Willie Morris.

Willie Morris never liked cats—indeed, he had a loathing of cats going back to his childhood.

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Willie was always a dog man, as were almost all of the people he knew. Free shipping over $/5(5). This book, "My Cat Spit McGee", is one of the best books I've ever read.

I regularly give it to friends as a gift, be they cat lovers or dog lovers. I'm such a fan of Willie Morris and I've read most of his work. It amazes me that a human being can create in our imagination such scenery, sensations and emotions with mere words.

I remain in awe!/5(69). Spit McGee I absolutely adored this book. I read it while I sat by my husband's bedside during a recent illness. I alternately laughed and cried but enjoyed it as only a cat person can.

We have three rescued cats inside and two Feral cats and a possum who eat on the porch. You are truly blessed by the love of a cat.5/5(4). About My Cat Spit McGee. With endearing humor and unabashed compassion, Willie Morris–a self-declared dog man and author of the classic paean to canine kind, My Dog Skip–reveals the irresistible story of his unlikely friendship with a to confront a lifetime of kitty-phobia when he marries a cat woman, Willie discovers that Spit McGee, a feisty kitten with one blue.

TrapperRons via United States: Softcover, ISBN Publisher: Random House, New. NEW - My Cat Spit McGee by Morris, Willie. This is a book that is part of a very large collection of books (+) we acquired recently from a personal library of a NASA Rocket Scientist and his wife that was an English Professor at a major spent most of 4/5().

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My cat Spit McGee. [Willie Morris] -- The author describes life with a strong-willed cat named Spit McGee, exploring the dramatic ways that Spit has transformed his household and offering a close-up look at cats and their behavior. Find books like My Cat Spit McGee from the world’s largest community of readers.

Goodreads members who liked My Cat Spit McGee also liked: The Castlemain. The pleasurable confessions of a dog man gone ailurophile—that is, become a cat man—from Morris (The Ghosts of Medgar Evers,etc.).

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Morris, who died last month, was an inveterate dog lover—he had even made a tidy boodle off a book and film about his dog, Skip—who underwent a conversion. His fiancÇe had already warned him she wanted a kitten: "Her.

Read "My Cat, Spit McGee" by Willie Morris available from Rakuten Kobo. With endearing humor and unabashed compassion, Willie Morris--a self-declared dog man and author of the classic paean to Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Morris named his cat Spit McGee after a mischievous, resourceful boy in one of the children's books he wrote.

All white with one blue eye and one. I read "My Cat Spit McGee" right after I returned in In it, I found a love story of the tallest order—that of a confused Mississippi writer, divorced, returning home and meeting the love.

My Cat Spit McGee. By Willie Morris. As a cat, I found this book to be hilarious. After growing up in the South as a dog person and cat hater, the author, Mr.

Morris, falls in love with a woman who is passionate about cats and finds he will have to adjust to a life with them. He suffers his own personal hell over this until the day one special. Willie Morris, a noted American writer of numerous works of fiction, memoirs and essays, and for many years a creative editor of Harper's magazine, has written a reminiscence about cats, focusing in particular on one special eponymous cat, in the book My Cat Spit McGee completed shortly before the author died in Morris spent most of his life in rural Mississippi, as a.

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In this delightful book Morris tells the story about how he made the transition from cat-hater to cat-lover after saving the life of Spit McGee. Morris recounts his memories with remarkable insight and meticulous observation skills.

My Cat Spit McGee is a light-hearted memoir of a man and his beloved pet. This book is a must for all cat lovers/5(5). My Cat Spit McGee is one of the finest books ever written about a cat, and a moving and entertaining tribute to an enduring friendship. From the Trade format_catalog: Book eBook format_category_catalog: Books eBook id: dcc04b7bcdb9cffa72 isbn: item_details.

Looking for books by Willie Morris. See all books authored by Willie Morris, including My Dog Skip, and My Cat Spit McGee, and more on In this delightful book Morris tells the story about how he made the transition from cat-hater to cat-lover after saving the life of Spit McGee.

Morris recounts his memories with remarkable insight and meticulous observation skills. My Cat Spit McGee is a light-hearted memoir of a man and his beloved pet. This book is a must for all cat lovers. ()/5(9). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

Spit McGee lives the life of leisure on the front walk way of JoAnne Prichard Morris' house in Jackson, Mississippi in July I am sad to report that Spit, my late father's feline brother, passed away last week after an encounter with an unknown canine interloper.

JoAnne took him to the vet where he lingered for a day before moving on. Willie Morris's last book, My Cat Spit McGee was published by Random House in Fall He lived in Jackston, Mississippi, until his death in He lived in. Lee "My Cat, Spit McGee" por Willie Morris disponible en Rakuten Kobo.

With endearing humor and unabashed compassion, Willie Morris--a self-declared dog man and author of the classic paean to Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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My Cat Spit McGee is one of the finest books ever written about a cat, and a moving and entertaining tribute to an enduring friendship. Number of Pages: pages. tennesseejudyJul. With endearing humor and unabashed compassion, Willie Morris—a self-declared dog man and author of the classic paean to canine kind, My Dog Skip—reveals the irresistible story of his unlikely friendship with a to confront a lifetime of kitty-phobia when he marries a cat woman, Willie discovers that Spit McGee, a feisty kitten with one blue and one gold eye, is .Willie Morris wrote a wonderful book called "My Dog Skip" () before his too-early death in Jackson, Miss., last August at age At that time, I learned that he'd written another book called "My Cat Spit McGee." Last week, I got my copy of "Spit McGee" and read it at one sitting.

I'm here to report that it is a good book, but not a great book. When renowned southern writer Willie Morris passed away inhe left behind a wife and son. His cat, Spit McGee, was never mentioned. Spit was an integral part of Morris's life.

Willie actually brought Spit into this world as a tiny sick kitten, and demanded that he "live, kid, live!". When Spit was born, he was trapped inside the amniotic sac.