The Cat Who Covered the World

The Cat Who Covered the World : The Adventures of Henrietta

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Henrietta was just a city cat until she ventured overseas with foreign correspondent Christopher S. Wren, his wife and two children. Over seventeen years and tens of thousands of miles she became a plucky, indispensable companion for the reporter as he covered world events in Moscow, Cairo, Beijing, Ottawa and Johannesburg. Henrietta acquired a taste for caviar, survived the unforgiving streets of Cairo, jousted with exotic birds and fought against apartheid's guard dogs. Add to this mix Henrietta's explorations of airport terminals and confrontations with customs inspectors, and the result is an often hilarious, sometimes poignant account of one family's adventures criss-crossing the globe as they cope with chaos in faraway places - always with the help of their ever-resourceful more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 17mm | 213g
  • Orion Publishing Co
  • Orion mass market paperback
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 6 Line Drawing(s)
  • 0752848550
  • 9780752848556

About Christopher S. Wren

Christopher S Wren, as well as working overseas for the New York Times for seventeen years, also served as a foreign correspondent in Vietnam and has since reported on half a dozen other conflicts, most recently in Bosnia. He has won an Overseas Press Club Award and is the author of five previous books and now lives in New York with his wife and the successors to more

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