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The Wind Will Catch You

An eye-opening, gritty, and important debut novel by GLAAD media award nominee Michelle Theall about upheaval and resilience, forgiveness and family, love and unexpected allies, all set in motion by issues of social justice and a broken American foster care system. BOOK SUMMARY

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Teaching the Cat to Sit 

Nuanced and poignant, heart-rending and funny, Michelle Theall’s thoughtful memoir is a universal story about our quest for unconditional love from our parents, our children, and most important, from ourselves. BOOK SUMMARY

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Michelle Theall

Writer, Mom, Grizzly Bear Whisperer


Teaching the Cat to Sit

“At once powerful and touching, Theall's memoir captures the meaning of family, the families we inherit and the ones we make.”
—PIPER KERMAN, New York Times bestselling author of Orange is the New Black

Praise & Reviews

Teaching the Cat to Sit

“Packed with big issues and told with real mastery.”
—KELLY CORRIGAN, New York Times bestselling author of The Middle Place, Lift, and Glitter and Glue

Teaching the Cat to Sit

“Powerful down to the last page. This book shows the universal quest to belong at all costs.”
—JULIA SCHEERES, New York Times bestselling author of Jesus Land and Listen World!


About Michelle Theall

Alaska magazine editor since 2013, Michelle Theall, started her career in publishing in 1994 at Women's Sports and Fitness magazine.


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