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Who Let the Cats In?

(2002)
(The first book in the Must Love Dogs series)
A novel by

 
 
Claire Cook's beguilingly original Ready to Fall struck a vibrant chord with its "perky take on midlife angst" (Publishers Weekly). In Must Love Dogs she gives us a contemporary Everywoman in a big rollicking south-of-Boston Irish family-a zany novel with the flavor of Nora Ephron, Susan Isaacs, and Jeanne Ray's Julie and Romeo.

Forty-year-old Sarah Hurlihy, a divorced preschool teacher whose life is her classroom, is about to meet her first date in more than a decade. It was the "Loves Dogs" that hooked her in the personal ad, and now she is scanning her neighborhood café for the man with a yellow rose. And find him she does, but he's the last person on earth she expects to find there . . .

In Must Love Dogs, hilarious missteps abound. Sarah's widowed father, Billy Hurlihy, with six adult kids, is seeing at least two women. And he and Sarah aren't the only Hurlihys with romantic challenges. Her brother Michael, for one, has a rocky marriage that Mother Teresa, his St. Bernard, just may put over the edge. With self-deprecating humor and a laugh-out-loud view of the way we live now, including shar pei/Labrador crosses and a transgenerational body-piercing experience, Must Love Dogs is a perfect beach read that melts the heartache of dating with warmth and humor.

    

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Used availability for Claire Cook's Who Let the Cats In?

Hardback Editions

November 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: Must Love Dogs
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 0-7862-4799-1 / 978-0-7862-4799-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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June 2002 : USA Hardback
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Title: Must Love Dogs: A Novel
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 0-670-03106-2 / 978-0-670-03106-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Viking Adult
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Paperback Editions

June 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Must Love Dogs: Who Let the Cats In? (Volume 5)
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 1-942671-18-0 / 978-1-942671-18-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Marshbury Beach Books
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September 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Must Love Dogs (Volume 1)
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 0-9899210-0-X / 978-0-9899210-0-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Marshbury Beach Books
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July 2005 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Must Love Dogs
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 0-451-21721-7 / 978-0-451-21721-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: NAL Trade
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July 2005 : USA Paperback

Title: Must Love Dogs
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 0-451-21691-1 / 978-0-451-21691-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet
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June 2004 : USA Paperback
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Title: Must Love Dogs
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 0-451-21358-0 / 978-0-451-21358-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: NAL Trade
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July 2003 : USA Mass Market Paperback
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Title: Must Love Dogs
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 0-451-41094-7 / 978-0-451-41094-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Onyx
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Audio Editions

August 2005 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Must Love Dogs: Library Edition
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 0-7861-3670-7 / 978-0-7861-3670-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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August 2005 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Must Love Dogs: Library Edition
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 0-7861-7697-0 / 978-0-7861-7697-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc
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June 2005 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Must Love Dogs: Library Edition
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 0-7861-8000-5 / 978-0-7861-8000-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audio Inc
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June 2005 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Must Love Dogs: Movie Tie-in [UNABRIDGED]
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 0-7861-3547-6 / 978-0-7861-3547-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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June 2005 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Must Love Dogs: Movie Tie-in [UNABRIDGED]
Author(s): Claire Cook
ISBN: 0-7861-7777-2 / 978-0-7861-7777-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
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July 2005 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Must Love Dogs
Author(s): Claire Cook
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   


July 2005 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Must Love Dogs
Author(s): Claire Cook
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

June 2016 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Must Love Dogs: Who Let the Cats In?: (Book 5)
Author(s): Claire Cook
Publisher: Marshbury Beach Books
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December 2013 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Must Love Dogs: (Book 1)
Author(s): Claire Cook
Publisher: Marshbury Beach Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA