Person    | Male  Born 15/3/1979 

James Bowen

Categories: Literature

Countries: Australia

Children's author. Born Surrey as James Anthony Bowen. His mother moved him as a child to Australia. Aged 17 he returned to the UK but he became homeless, began begging and started using heroin. His meeting Bob the Street Cat and how they helped each other is described on the page for the memorial. Author of 9 (as at 2022) books about Bob.

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James Bowen

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Street Cat Bob

{On the back of the bench:} He is my companion, my best friend, my teacher an...

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