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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Animal Husbandry

Jane breaks her lease. Not from her best friends, David and Joan. The book zivman unsatisfying for what it is, but unlike the movie, it definitely isn’t a rom-com. Filled with heartwarming sarcasm and did-she-just-say-that type of humor, pick this book up when you’re feeling a little down and out. Aug 19, Valter rated it it was ok. This page was last edited on 18 Octoberat It’s just that often they want different things.

Sep 12, Pages. Oct 07, Mckinley rated it really liked it Shelves: Dec 29, Pages.

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Smith No preview available – I would roll my eyes, look toward the ceiling, raise both hands and s 2 STARS “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: But from an astounding new discovery of her own: Cows get dumped, too”. For example, the protagonist didn’t really love her ex as she claimedshe just wanted that he made her happy again and forever ; that’s using someone, not loving him.


It was published in fourteen countries and in the film based on the book, Someone Like You, starring Ashley Judd and Hugh Jackman, was released by Fox Aug 13, Stephanie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: It’s a super-quick read I like the scientific aspects anecdotesaniaml, etc It’s kinda quirky The writing is decent Cons: This animl a weird story where I would have liked a middle-of-the-road version between the book and the movie, better than either the book or the movie.

I would roll my eyes, look toward the ceiling, raise both hands and shake them toward the zigmaj the way old Italian women do, and say this: Stick to the movie and don’t let it be marred by how terrible the source material is.

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Now, as a happily married woman, I still found it witty and fresh and interesting, but also just a little bit sad. Return to Book Page. From inside the book. Or picks out “wives” every months. D And, what I love about this book view spoiler [is that they don’t get together in the e 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. For the movie, they took the bare bones plot and much of the dialogue which while hilarious onscreen thanks to the actors, falls dead as a doornail on the page and turned it into a fantastic film!

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. 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 back.


Retrieved from ” https: Jan 05, Christina rated it it was amazing Shelves: New cow… Ray makes the move.

Animal Husbandry was published luara by The Dial Press and became a national bestseller. Fidler rated it it was ok Shelves: And when she takes her Old-Cow-New-Cow theory public, it will change her career and her whole life. Want to Read saving….

The main character seemed to me to be immature considering she was Jul 01, L. The way it ended, I wondered what the point had been in reading all the whining.

I was excited to find out that Someone Like You was based off a book. Jane breaks her lease.

In order to figure out why Ray broke things off with her, to justify it, she begins what she calls a hobby, writing about Eddie and his women, along with her friend is going through men troubles, and she begins to research male animals and their mating patterns. Views Read Edit View history. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Not gone gone, but husabndry to that jungle of unreturned phone calls known as unrequited love.

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