Twists of the tale

Format: Print Book 2011
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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CLP - Main Library First Floor - Fiction Stacks FICTION Twists
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  First Floor - Fiction Stacks
Call Number  FICTION Twists
In ancient Egypt they were worshiped. In the Middle Ages they were crucified. From a gentle purr to a sudden scratch, enter the dark, secret world of the creature who is definitely not man's best friend - and who likes it just fine that way. In this extraordinary collection, twenty-four master storytellers look into the inscrutable eyes of felis catus, and see a reflection of the frightening, the fantastic, and the bizarre. From birds' feet left at your door to a howl in the night, from a preen to a pounce, find out who they really are... if you dare.
Introduction / Ellen Datlow
No heaven will not ever heaven be... / A.R. Morlan
Marigold outlet / Nancy Kress
White rock, black pawn / Susan Wade
Best friends / Gahan Wilson
Skin deep / Nicholas Royle
Homage to custom / Kathe Koja, Barry N. Malzberg
The five / Douglas Clegg
The man who did cats harm / Michael Cadnum
Not waving / Michael Marshall Smith
Ruski / William S. Burroughs
Flattened fauna poem #37: Cats / Jane Yolen
Of a cat, but her skin / Storm Constantine
Walled / Lucy Taylor
The cat from hell / Steven King
Catch / Ray Vukcevich
Humane society / Steven Spruill
Scratch / Joel Lane
Nobody knows my name / Joyce Carol Oats
Thank you for that / Harvey Jacobs
To destroy rats / Martha Soukup
I Gatti di Roma / Sarah Clemens
Incidental cats / Nina Kiriki Hoffman
Flowers for faces, thorns for feet / Tanith Lee.

Additional Information
Subjects Cats -- Fiction.
Horror tales, American.
Publisher [Rockville, Maryland] :Wildside,2011
Contributors Datlow, Ellen.
Language English
Description 360 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN 9780809557950 (pbk.)
0809557959 (pbk.)
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