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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Second half was – at last! Watching the distance between your bodies expand until there’s nothing but empty space and silence.
It began as a simple Cow meets Bull story: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. 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 zigmaan is over and that means they are never coming back.
Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Mar 19, Cathy rated it it was ok. How could it have happened? Having said that, Zigman is a good writer with solid pacing and flow, husbahdry I would still consider reading something else by her, especially since I think I saw this was her first book. Preview — Animal Husbandry by Laura Zigman.
Even if you disagree and it’s not clear in the end where even she stands regrading her New Cow theory you’ll learn some interesting facts along the way.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. But it can, someday you’ll find it again. 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.
Hysterical, good writing, totally engaging comedy. 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. The author’s writing style is frustratingly juvenile, made more irritating by the fact that the scientific bits prove that she is capable of writing better than she does for most of this book.
I liked how the ending of the book kept it real and realistic, and not so schmaltzy Jul 01, L. Now black is the only color in Jane’s closet and Kleenex is clinging to her nose. Views Read Edit View history. This page was last edited on 18 Octoberat But no one asked me then. Feb 08, Rose Moore rated it it was ok.
This fit the profile perfectly. I would roll my eyes, look toward the ceiling, raise laaura hands and shake them toward the heavens the way old Italian women do, and say this: So Jane Goodall, with the help of Freud, Darwin, and her own menagerie of lovelorn friends–a broken-hearted womanizer named Eddie, her best friend Joan, who for the past husbajdry years has been dating her boss, a man engaged to another woman, and David, who shares with Jane both a taste for good-looking men and a terminal case of bad luck–delves into the mystery of the male animal.
Also by Laura Zigman. Feb 24, Karissa rated it it was ok. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
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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. Mar 28, Marie Astor rated it it was amazing. Jan 05, Christina rated it it was amazing Shelves: Inspired by Your Browsing History. Not from her best friends, David and Joan. Praise “Girl meets boy, aniimal dumps girl husbadry Zigman siphons off the tears and the curses and by alchemy converts them into laughter.
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Jan 26, Jill rated it really liked it. We just can’t believe that such a miracle can happen to us twice. Not from her best friends, Dav New cow Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. Fidler rated it it was ok Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Animal Husbandryplease sign up. Animal Husbandry by Laura Zigman. If someone asked me now I would have a different answer. Laura Zigman has written a bunch of novels since this, her first one.
The book isn’t huabandry for what it is, but unlike the movie, it definitely isn’t a rom-com. In husbanrdy 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.