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Summary: Busker and drug addict James is living hand to mouth in London when he adopts a sickly cat. James names the cat Bob and soon they are inseparable.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY STR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD STR RATED PG-13

Summary: Awakenings: The story of the consequences of a maverick doctor's medical miracle.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD AWA

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: George is a man whose struggle to find food and a place to sleep in New York City is beautifully captured with remarkable realism and heartrending compassion. Shuffled into the unforgiving bureaucracy of a men's shelter, George seems destined to wind up as just another lost soul swallowed up by the system, until he meets a gregarious, down-and-out ex-jazzman who inspires George to reconnect...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA TIM

Summary: In this documentary, Che Smith (a.k.a. Rhymefest, the Grammy-winning rapper) reunites with his father, an alcoholic living on the streets of Chicago, and struggles to deliver him to safety and an existence that is productive and meaningful, in essence, taking responsibility for the man who had abandoned him as a young child.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC IN

Summary: Erik Kernan is an up-and-coming sports reporter who rescues a homeless man only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect the Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA RES

Bowen, James

Summary: James Bowen and his faithful feline companion return. James and Bob have been on a remarkable journey together, from both living rough on the streets through to their first steps back into the real world. James still looks unsteadily into the future, but with Bob's guidance, friendship and loyalty, together the pair are happy. This book shows how Bob continues to be James' protector and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 BOWEN, JAMES BOW

Dolan, John

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Animal Pet Dolan

Hall, Ron

Summary: The authors of "Same Kind of Different as Me" offer new reflections and stories of hope and healing, covering such topics as faith, friendship, community outreach, and much more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 261.8325 HAL

Hauer, Rutger

Summary: A homeless vigilante uses his shotgun to bring justice to a city in chaos.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnet 2011

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Summary: George is a man whose struggle to find food and a place to sleep in New York City is beautifully captured with remarkable realism and heartrending compassion. Shuffled into the unforgiving bureaucracy of a men's shelter, George seems destined to wind up as just another lost soul swallowed up by the system, until he meets a gregarious, down-and-out ex-jazzman who inspires George to reconnect...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Ti

Cannell, Stephen J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Pub. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M CAN

Collins, Britt

Summary: For fans of A Street Cat Named Bob and Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World, Strays is a compelling true story of a man who rescues a stray, injured cat and how they save each other. Homeless, alcoholic, and depressed, Michael King lives in a UPS loading bay on the wrong side of the tracks in Portland, Oregon. One rainy night, he stumbles upon a hurt, starving, scruffy cat...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.8 COL

Margolin, Phillip

Summary: "Joe Lattimore, homeless and trying desperately to provide for his young family, agrees to fight in a no-holds-barred fight, only to have his opponent die. Lattimore now finds himself at the mercy of the fight's organizers who blackmail him into burglarizing a house. When he breaks in he finds a murdered woman on the floor-- and the police have received an anonymous tip naming him for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Minotaur Books 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC MAR

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Summary: Eighty-year-old Jimmy Mirikitani survived the trauma of WWII internment camps, Hiroshima, and homelessness by creating art. But then 9/11 threatens his life on the New York City streets and a local filmmaker brings him to her home to confront his pain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Arts Alliance America 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC CAT

LeMieux, Richard.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305..569 LEM

Bowen, James

Summary: "Bob Fever has swept the globe, with A Street Cat Named Bob vaulting its way to #7 on The New York Times bestseller list in its first week on sale. With rights sold to 27 countries around the globe and a top spot on the British bestseller list for more than a year, this book has been a smashing success around the world. As Street Cat Bob and James spend a cold and challenging December on the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 636.8 BOW

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 636.8 BOW

Bowen, James

Summary: As James struggled to adjust to his transformation from street musician to international celebrity, Bob was at his side, providing moments of intelligence, bravery, and humor and opening his human friend's eyes to important truths about friendship, loyalty, trust, and the meaning of happiness. In the continuing tale of their life together, James shows the many ways in which Bob has been his...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BOWEN, JAMES BOW

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B BOB BOW

Haddam, Jane

Summary: When a local Philadelphia radio host known for his incendiary right-wing tirades is arrested for illegal possession of prescription drugs, the incident sets into motion a series of events that leads ultimately to the death of a homeless man. In the complicated mix are the local Benedictine monastery, a Nobel Prize-winning leftist academic, and a homeless advocacy group, among others. Gregor...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP M HAD

Haddam, Jane

Summary: When a local Philadelphia radio host known for his incendiary right-wing tirades is arrested for illegal possession of prescription drugs, the incident sets into motion a series of events that leads ultimately to the death of a homeless man. In the complicated mix are the local Benedictine monastery, a Nobel Prize-winning leftist academic, and a homeless advocacy group, among others. Gregor...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Minotaur 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAD

Hall, Ron

Summary: This remarkable story shows what can happen when we choose to help. Kids will discover that we can all make a difference—no matter how big or small we are and no matter how big or small the task. Based on the New York Times bestseller Same Kind of Different As Me, which sold more than a million copies worldwide and inspired the major motion picture, this book tells the true story of Denver...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tommy Nelson 2017

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Bowen, James

Summary: When London street musician James Bowen found an injured cat curled up in the hallway of his apartment building, he had no idea how much his life was about to change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: B BOWEN BOW

Hall, Ron

Summary: The co-author relates how he was held under plantation-style slavery until he fled in the 1960s and suffered homelessness for an additional eighteen years before the wife of the other co-author, an art dealer accustomed to privilege, intervened.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Nelson 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HALL, RON HAL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Word Mem Hall

Maron, Margaret

Summary: Sigrid is still reeling from the untimely death of her lover, acclaimed painter Oscar Nauman, when she is called to investigate the deaths of two homeless men in the West Village. The police at first assume an overdose, until they realize that one of the men shows no signs of drug use. Then when containers of poisoned takeout food are found nearby, Sigrid's case is suddenly much more...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAR

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: M MAR

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