It's Like This, Cat

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Harper & Row, 1963 - Adolescence - 180 pages
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Dave Mitchell is 14 and growing up in the midst of the variety and excitement of New York City. During his journey to adulthood he develops an affection for a stray tomcat, finds comradeship with a troubled nineteen-year-old boy and begins his first shy friendship with a girl. Throughout, he gains a growing understanding of his father as a human being and not just a parent.

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I liked the book because of all its plot. - Goodreads
I found this book sort of hard to read. - Goodreads
No satisfying, big ending, but pretty realistic. - Goodreads
Abrupt ending, though. - Goodreads
But there doesn't seem to be a real plot. - Goodreads

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User Review  - klburnside - LibraryThing

This book is the 1964 Newbery winner. It's a simple story about a 14 year old boy having adventures in New York city. Not a lot of drama or excitement, but a nice little story. Read full review

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User Review  - Billie - Goodreads

I absolutely adored this short, quick, easy read. I don't know how I've missed it all these years, considering it was published almost 10 years before I was born and I like classics. This is perfectly ... Read full review

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