Cleveland Amory life and biography

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Cleveland Amory biography

Date of birth : 1917-09-02
Date of death : 1998-10-14
Birthplace : Hahant, Maine, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Famous Figures
Last modified : 2011-05-13
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Cleveland Amory was an American author who devoted his life to promoting animal rights. He was perhaps best known for his books about his cat, named Polar Bear, whom he saved from the Manhattan streets on Christmas Eve, 1977. The executive director of the Humane Society of the United States described Amory as " the founding father of the modern animal protection movement."

Author of books:

The Proper Bostonians (1947, nonfiction)
Home Town (1950, novel)
The Last Resorts (1952, nonfiction)
Who Killed Society? (1960, nonfiction)
Man Kind? Our Incredible War on Wildlife (1974)
Animail (1976)
The Trouble With Nowadays: A Curmudgeon Strikes Back (1979)
The Cat Who Came for Christmas (1987)
The Cat and the Curmudgeon (1990)
The Best Cat Ever (1993)
Ranch of Dreams (1997)


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