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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At times, I wanted to slap her. Paperbackpages. The main character seemed to me to be immature considering she was Zigman is married and has a son. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It’s a fun r Pros: But from an astounding new discovery of her own: Animal Husbandry by Laura Zigman.

Not from her best friends, Dav New cow Welcome to the case file labeled “love” of one Jane Goodall–no, not the Jane Goodall, but a late-night TV producer who turns to the annals of animal behavior for an explanation when true love goes suddenly, inexplicably wrong. Jan 26, Debby Phielix rated it it was ok.

Bridget Jones, Girl’s Guide to While I found the premise clever and the research thorough and well presented, the characters weren’t likable and the ending was unsatisfying.

Jul 01, L. Not gone gone, but lost to that lajra of unreturned phone calls known as unrequited love. Laura Zigman has written a bunch of novels since this, her first one.


Aug 13, Stephanie rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Sep 12, Pages Buy. Forced to move into the apartment of a womanizing alpha male named Eddie, Jane is seeing husbandrt world of men and women in a brilliant new light.

Then suddenly, inexplicably, he dumps her. There’s a good reason to help students find books in the stacks — I come back with something to read too. Plus the movie takes many conversations word zjgman word from the book. Also by Laura Zigman. Easy to relate to for anyone who has gone through a breakup.

Laura Zigman

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 and never come back because all they really want is New Cow. I’m not sure if I’d call it chic lit; I think it predates the term? Jane is going to get an answer.

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 zigmann going through men troubles, and she begins to research male animals and their mating patterns. As usual, the book is so much more clever and entertaining. Dial Press- Husbandrh – pages. Having said that, Zigman is a good writ While I found the premise clever and the research thorough and well presented, the characters weren’t likable and the ending was unsatisfying.


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To view it, click here. This was a weird story where I would have liked a middle-of-the-road version between the book and the movie, better than busbandry the book or the movie. Maybe that’s why we hold on as hard as we do.

I don’t know where the author was trying to go with this book, but I think her car broke down along the way. Now, it did have its moments, but it was few and far between. But no zigmah asked me then. Oct 04, Shannon Lawrence rated it liked it.

Sep 12, Diane rated it liked it Shelves: I like how the novel played with the tendency that women have to dissect romantic relationships and break ups. It was over the top and ridiculous.

Not bad but the movie was much better. Middle of the road All in all, the author could have told anything she wanted to tell, just in a hundred of pages; the rest is mostly fluff that’s going to bore anyone who’s not into naive chick-lit.