A Cajun Tale

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Cat and Dog: A Cajun Tale Publisher's Summary

Clarence “Cat” Touchette, an elderly and very rich Cajun farm owner, is acting as campaign advisor for his friend, Simon, who is a candidate for parish sheriff. When Simon is threatened with blackmail, Clarence, with the help of his blind brother-in-law, J.O., and his friend and employee, Tee Man, investigates the threat.

Cat resents getting old and irritability invades his personality in dealing with his family, friends, adversaries, and associates. The discovery of a stray dog among his cattle affects him in a manner that even he has difficulty understanding.

In his first novel, James Ory Theall weaves a sometimes humorous, light-hearted tale of intrigue about relationships, aging, small town politics, illegal activities, and even murder. This book contains descriptions of violence and some strong language.

©2010 James Ory Theall (P)2012 James Ory Theall
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  • Book 1

    • Cat and Dog: A Cajun Tale

    • By: James Ory Theall
    • Narrated by: Mike Ortego
    • Length: 6 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Clarence “Cat” Touchette, an elderly and very rich Cajun farm owner, is acting as campaign advisor for his friend, Simon, who is a candidate for parish sheriff. When Simon is threatened with blackmail, Clarence, with the help of his blind brother-in-law, J.O., and his friend and employee, Tee Man, investigates the threat. Cat resents getting old and irritability invades his personality in dealing with his family, friends, adversaries and associates. The discovery of a stray dog among his cattle affects him in a manner that even he has difficulty understanding.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Unique Hero

    • By Amazon Customer on 12-19-12

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 2

    • Cat and Mouse

    • A Second Cajun Tale
    • By: James Ory Theall
    • Narrated by: Mike Ortego
    • Length: 6 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
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      4 out of 5 stars 1
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    Cat and his friends are back! The rich, cantankerous, narcissistic, but generous, septuagenarian Cajun, Clarence "Cat" Touchette, helps when his friend, Crosby "Souris" Babineaux finds his son in a coma at the family's marine transportation company. Cat begins probing, discovers unusual business practices by Souris' son, and scrutinizes a sleazy crew aboard a vessel chartered by a mysterious company.

    Regular price: $19.95

  • Book 3

    • Cat's Litter

    • Cajun Tale, Book 3
    • By: James Ory Theall
    • Narrated by: Dermot Daly
    • Length: 6 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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    What would cause two friends to leave Cajun country and go on a foolhardy romp through Colorado? The argumentative Cajun and Tee Man attend the National western stock show in Denver to buy a bull. They craft an impromptu visit to Winter Park ski resort where, coincidently, the blind J.O., is enjoying winter sports with challenged veterans. The raucous bunch celebrates and J.O. cajoles Cat into a snowmobile race, which ends in near-disaster.

    Regular price: $19.95