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2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas

Marie-Helene Bertino

An enchanting and staggeringly original debut novel about one day in the lives of three unforgettable characters Madeleine Altimari is a smart-mouthed, rebellious nine-year-old who also happens to be an aspiring jazz singer. Still mourning the recent death of her mother, and caring for her grief-stricken father, she doesn't realize that on the eve of Christmas Eve she is about to have the most extraordinary day-and night-of her life. After bravely facing down mean-spirited classmates and rejection at school, Madeleine doggedly searches for Philadelphia's legendary jazz club The Cat's Pajamas, where she's determined to make her on-stage debut. On the same day, her fifth grade teacher Sarina Greene, who's just moved back to Philly after a divorce, is nervously looking forward to a dinner party that will reunite her with an old high school crush, afraid to hope that sparks might fly again. And across town at The Cat's Pajamas, club owner Lorca discovers that his beloved haunt may have to close forever, unless someone can find a way to quickly raise the $30,000 that would save it. As these three lost souls search for love, music and hope on the snow-covered streets of Philadelphia, together they will discover life's endless possibilities over the course of one magical night. A vivacious, charming and moving debut, 2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas will capture your heart and have you laughing out loud. From the Hardcover edition.

An enchanting and staggeringly original debut novel about one day in the lives of three unforgettable characters Madeleine Altimari is a smart-mouthed, rebellious nine-year-old who also happens to be an aspiring jazz singer. Still mourning the recent death of her mother, and caring for her grief-stricken father, she doesn't realize that on the eve of Christmas Eve she is about to have the most extraordinary day-and night-of her life. After bravely facing down mean-spirited classmates and rejection at school, Madeleine doggedly searches for Philadelphia's legendary jazz club The Cat's Pajamas, where she's determined to make her on-stage debut. On the same day, her fifth grade teacher Sarina Greene, who's just moved back to Philly after a divorce, is nervously looking forward to a dinner party that will reunite her with an old high school crush, afraid to hope that sparks might fly again. And across town at The Cat's Pajamas, club owner Lorca discovers that his beloved haunt may have to close forever, unless someone can find a way to quickly raise the $30,000 that would save it. As these three lost souls search for love, music and hope on the snow-covered streets of Philadelphia, together they will discover life's endless possibilities over the course of one magical night. A vivacious, charming and moving debut, 2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas will capture your heart and have you laughing out loud. From the Hardcover edition.
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An enchanting and staggeringly original debut novel about one day in the lives of three unforgettable characters Madeleine Altimari is a smart-mouthed, rebellious nine-year-old who also happens to be an aspiring jazz singer. Still mourning the recent death of her mother, and caring for her grief-stricken father, she doesn't realize that on the eve of Christmas Eve she is about to have the most extraordinary day-and night-of her life. After bravely facing down mean-spirited classmates and rejection at school, Madeleine doggedly searches for Philadelphia's legendary jazz club The Cat's Pajamas, where she's determined to make her on-stage debut. On the same day, her fifth grade teacher Sarina Greene, who's just moved back to Philly after a divorce, is nervously looking forward to a dinner party that will reunite her with an old high school crush, afraid to hope that sparks might fly again. And across town at The Cat's Pajamas, club owner Lorca discovers that his beloved haunt may have to close forever, unless someone can find a way to quickly raise the $30,000 that would save it. As these three lost souls search for love, music and hope on the snow-covered streets of Philadelphia, together they will discover life's endless possibilities over the course of one magical night. A vivacious, charming and moving debut, 2 A.M. at The Cat's Pajamas will capture your heart and have you laughing out loud. From the Hardcover edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Angela Goethals

Length:

7h 15m


Chapters

Free Sample

04:20

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:15


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:22


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:21


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:28


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:14


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:19


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:12


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:38


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:26


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:32


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:33


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:03


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:00


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

06:11


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:07


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:35


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

07:28


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

08:45


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:24


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

06:01


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:21


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:32


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:30


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:56


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

07:28


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:48


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:42


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:16


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

01:36


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:33


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:13


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:18


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

00:33


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

03:38


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:59


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

07:25


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:18


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:47


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:40


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

03:23


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

06:12


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

05:24


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

03:22


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:22


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:38


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

07:07


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

08:55


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

06:09


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:07


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

02:21


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:24


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:54


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

06:17


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

03:32


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:49


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

07:55


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

07:14


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

06:50


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:14


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

00:18


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

00:28


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

00:13


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

00:48


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:05


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:58


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:34


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

07:15


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:39


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:22


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:16


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

03:40


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

06:14


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

02:34


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:31


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

00:41


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

01:42


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

03:35


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

08:24


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

02:49


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

00:09


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

00:17


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

00:26


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

03:28


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

02:45


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

03:10


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

03:47


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

05:20


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

04:52


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

00:50


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

05:23


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

05:57


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

03:36


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

04:15


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

04:57


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

00:37