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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If I had to put them in order and rate them by how much I liked them, how much they helped me understand me and how much they helped me understand men, this book would rank 2nd Read it Forward Read it first. Jan 05, Christina rated it it was amazing Shelves: Not from her best friends, Dav New cow Husvandry what are you waiting for – go rent it.

New cow… Ray makes the move.

To view it, click here. The book centers on Jane Goodall, whose parents had quite the sense of humor. It was published in fourteen countries and in the film based on the book, Someone Like You, starring Ashley Judd and Hugh Jackman, was luara by Fox Reads like the author’s personal man-hating vendetta and consequently makes me suspect she is just as pathetic as the main character.

It kind of turns into a sort of obsession. Not gone gone, but lost to that jungle of unreturned phone calls known as unrequited love.


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I won’t be reselling it, but I won’t be rereading it either. An unfunny, zibman cliche, mess. 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.

Feb 25, Molly rated it did not like it. Retrieved 10 March D And, what I love about this book view spoiler [is that they don’t get together in the end If someone asked me now Husbamdry would have a different answer. She now… More about Laura Zigman. Jane is going to get an answer. I felt like the protagonist was kinda It began as a simple Cow meets Bull story: As you read you become invested in the characters, laughing and crying along with them, which is all you can ask for in a good piece of fiction.

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Animal Husbandry by Laura Zigman

Inspired by Your Browsing History. This page was last edited on 18 Octoberat Animal Husbandry is her first novel. Not from her best friends, David husbanfry Joan. Laura Zigman has written a bunch of novels since this, her first one.

Animal Husbandry

There is an interesting perspective on male mating behavior. Refresh and try again. Another flaw, most characters are pretty flat save for her best friend: First half is boring and whiny unless you identify with the protagonist and you share her woes: Maybe that’s why we hold on ziyman hard as we do.

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I thought it was pure genius. While I think you can learn something from analyzing a previous relationship, trying to “understand” it all doesn’t really help you get over the fact that someone you loved doesn’t feel the same way about you and it is over and that means they are never coming b Years ago, this old cow saw the movie that was based on this book.


Animal Husbandry was published in by The Dial Press and became a national bestseller. 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!

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jane works for a talk show host and is responsible for booking animsl guests on the show.

How could it have happened? Watching the distance between your bodies expand until there’s nothing but empty space and silence. New Cow is short for New Cow Theory, which is short for Old Cow-New Cow Theory, which, of course, is short for the sad sorry truth that men leave woman husbnadry never come back because all they really want is New Cow.

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. Who doesn’t want to hook up with Hugh Jackman?