Have You Seen Marie?

Have You Seen Marie?

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The internationally acclaimed author of The House on Mango Street gives us a deeply moving tale of loss, grief, and healing: a lyrically told, richly illustrated fable for grown-ups about a woman’s search for a cat who goes missing in the wake of her mother’s death.

The word “orphan” might not seem to apply to a fifty-three-year-old woman. Yet this is exactly how Sandra feels as she finds herself motherless, alone like “a glove left behind at the bus station.” What just might save her is her search for someone else gone missing: Marie, the black-and-white cat of her friend, Roz, who ran off the day they arrived from Tacoma. As Sandra and Roz scour the streets of San Antonio, posting flyers and asking everywhere, “Have you seen Marie?” the pursuit of this one small creature takes on unexpected urgency and meaning. With full-color illustrations that bring this transformative quest to vivid life, Have You Seen Marie? showcases a beloved author’s storytelling magic, in a tale that reminds us how love, even when it goes astray, does not stay lost forever.

Baker & Taylor
A fable about loss, grief, and healing follows the transformative efforts of fifty-three-year-old Sandra to find her friend's missing cat in the aftermath of her own mother's death.

Baker
& Taylor

A richly illustrated, lyrical fable about loss, grief and healing by the American Book Award-winning author of The House on Mango Street follows the transformative efforts of 53-year-old Sandra to find her friend's missing cat in the aftermath of her own mother's death. 40,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780307597946
Branch Call Number: FIC CIS
Characteristics: 101 p. :,col. ill. ;,18 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hernández, Ester 1944-

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Apr 07, 2017

The book jacket says the book is for adults, but I say it is for children. Simple story, lovely illustrations.

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