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Paul Gallico – Jennie

Pauo a beautiful story with a bittersweet ending. To his considerable astonishment, when he recovers, he is not a young boy, but a gallick Many class When reading dated books, sometimes one must look past certain past held beliefs, that today would be seen as completely wrong-headed and disgusting.

Happily now re-issued as a Modern Classic, it was jennke published in By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Sometimes we like to tease them a little by rubbing up against them, or getting into their laps just to see them jump.

In Fredric Brown ‘s science-fiction novel What Mad Universe a magazine editor from our own world is accidentally sent to a parallel Earth significantly different from ours; in this parallel world, the editor reads a biography written of a dashing space hero, a figure central to the novel’s narrative, which is supposedly written by Paul Gallico.


Paul Gallico

Thrust into a life on the streets, he survives because he meets Jennie, a street smart cat who may hate gallicl but is willing to mentor the boy. Paul Gallico, being a great cat-lover, has described their habits and behavior so well except that part of cleaning under the chin: Thank you Paul Gallico. Okay, so maybe you aren’t as obsessed with storytelling as I am, and you don’t have these experiences.

It might be kiddie lit, but I’m a sucker for a book in which cats teach each other craft and use terms like “paw work” and “improvement in the waggle. Of course you know what I mean. My mum read it to us as kids when I was small: They are not graphic, but they are very emotional.

His novella The Snow Gooseand other works, are expanded versions of his magazine stories.

Paul Gallico – Wikipedia

Bless Gallico, he made me a better person. He made the cat in me love people.

However, I probably would have survived — we are still requiring grade-school children to read Where the Red Fern Growsaren’t we? I’m not even literary. Although the puppeteer Paul’s hands are engaged in embracing Lili, the four puppets peek around the puppet stage proscenium to smile and applaud in approval, apparently under their own power. Gallico described how it felt to be knocked out by the heavyweight champion.

One worried a little bit about any cat put into the care of the author to tell the truth, he seems to have had a slightly An outline or iennie from a particular story may sound banal, but taken in its entirety, a Gallico novel can be captivating. You are commenting using your Facebook account.


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There were many such scenes throughout the book as Jennie takes care of Peter and teaches him how to be a cat, since it’s obvious that without her Peter would have had a very short life as a cat.

Alysson I’m currently reading it and would say about 5th grade and up. This ambiguity is hinted at in the close of the movie adaptation, Lili.

Christmas seems particularly apposite for books from the past, somehow! His first major book was Farewell to Sport, which as the title indicates, was his farewell to sports writing. He went to school in the public schools of New York, and in went to Columbia University.

Jennie by Paul Gallico

Seeing a little kitten across a busy main road, Peter follows his tender instincts and runs, without doing pqul Green Cross, across the road. Mar 16, Jennie rated it it was amazing. He is perhaps best remembered for The Snow Goosehis only real critical success, and for the novel The Poseidon Adventureprimarily through the film adaptation.