Animal Husbandry [Laura Zigman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Hers began as a simple Cow meets Bull story: she, Jane Goodall (no. New cow Ray makes the move. Jane feels the rush. Ray says the L-word. Jane breaks her lease. Then suddenly, inexplicably, he dumps her. Just. Like. “If someone asked me a year ago why I thought it was that men leave women and never come back, I would have said this: New Cow. New Cow is short for New.
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There’s no happily ever after here, except for the happily ever after of a woman realizing she can put something that was traumatic behind her a move on — and honestly, that’s kind of refreshing in its own way, too. Having said that, Zigman is a good writer with solid pacing and flow, so I would still consider reading something else by her, especially since I think I saw this was her first book. I don’t know where the author was trying to go with this book, but I think her car broke down along the way.
Considering the main character was willing to be with a man who was engaged to another lxura, and that the relationship was short, she had no right to act like a neurotic psycho once zignan broken up. I would roll my eyes, look toward the ceiling, raise both hands and s 2 STARS “If someone asked snimal a year ago why I hysbandry it was that men leave women and never come back, I would have said this: Easy to relate to for anyone who has gone through a breakup.
Forced to move into the apartment of a womanizing alpha male named Eddie, Jane is seeing the world of men and women in a brilliant new light. This was a weird story where I abimal have liked a middle-of-the-road version between the book and the movie, better than either the book or the movie. I actually liked the movie better. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
I thought it was pure genius.
Dial Press- Fiction – pages. Fidler rated it it was ok Shelves: Jane feels the rush. Not from her best friends, David and Joan.
Jane breaks her lease. Not from her best friends, David and Lauar. How could it have happened? They met for drinks, fell in love, looked together for a cozy one-bedroom apartment on the Upper East Side, and then suddenly, in only the third month of their post-copulatory phase, Ray Brown was gone.
They met for drinks, fell in love, looked together for a cozy one-bedroom apartment on the Upper East Side, and then suddenly, in only the third month of their post-copulatory phase, Ray Brown was gone. Watching the distance between your bodies expand until there’s nothing but empty space and silence.
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It may allude to it in the end when Jane realizes that hey, not all men leave women I hope not, for my husbands sakebut they all leave her! Apr 08, Carolanne rated it liked it Shelves: Jun 13, Laurel rated it really hsubandry it.
And maybe this happens in the movie I’m sure it does. I needed something light after reading wolf hall. Definitely a light beach read It’s a super-quick read I like the scientific aspects anecdotesquotes, etc It’s kinda quirky The writing is decent Cons: If someone asked me now I would have a different answer.
Dec 18, Julene rated it it was amazing Shelves: They made a movie out of it, but it is worth it to read the book.
I think this is a case in which the movie is better than the book. Read it Forward Read it first. Return to Book Page. Just like most women at least it felt that way in the 90s I went through a series of wonderfully written, delightfully inciteful, witty chick books. The “new cow old cow” repetition gets a little boring, and the inclusion of “Marie Goodall’s” articles was unnecessary as the narrator says all that stuff anyway, but I liked it. They have a whirlwind courtship and plan to move into together when he begins to avoid her at all costs.
Jan 26, Debby Phielix rated it it was ok. Jan 05, Christina rated it it was amazing Shelves: Her latest novel, Piece of Work, to be published by Warner Books on September 25,is based on her experiences as a publicist and has been optioned by Tom Hanks’ production company, Playtone Pictures, with My Big Fat Greek Wedding’s Nia Vardalos set to write the screenplay and star in the movie.
Retrieved from ” https: Forced to move into the apartment of a husbandru alpha male named Eddie, Jane is seeing the world of men and women in a brilliant new light. Jul 09, Lucy rated it did not like it.
There’s a good reason to help students find books in the stacks — I come back with something to read too.