In The Cat of Bubastes Mr. Henty gives his readers a fascinating picture of one of the greatest of the ancient peoples at the height of their civilization. Chebron, son of the Egyptian high priest Ameres, and Amuba, a Rebu slave in Ameres' household, are companions. Their lives are changed irrevocably when Chebron acciedentally kills his sister's cat, an animal sacred to the Egyptian-an offense punishable by death. When Chebron's father is killed by an angry mob, the boys and their companions decide to make the long and dangerous journey to the land of the Rebus, where they will be out of reach of their enemies. Abridged. Read by Jim Weiss. 6 hours. 6 CDs.