By David Duchovny
A rollicking, globe-trotting event with a twist: a four-legged heroine you won't quickly forget
Elsie Bovary is a cow, and a fine looking chuffed one at that—her lengthy, lazy days are spent consuming, sound asleep, and speaking to her ally, Mallory. One evening, Elsie and Mallory sneak out in their pasture; yet whereas Mallory is drawn to flirting with the neighboring bulls, Elsie reveals herself interested in the farmhouse. in the course of the window, she sees the farmer's kin collected round a shiny field God—and what the field God finds approximately whatever known as an "industrial meat farm" shakes Elsie's realizing of her global to its core.
There's just one resolution: break out to a greater, more secure global. And so a motley staff is shaped: Elsie; Jerry—excuse me, Shalom—a cranky, Torah-reading pig who's lately switched over to Judaism; and Tom, a clever (in his personal brain, not less than) turkey who can't fly, yet who can paintings an iPhone together with his beak. Toting stolen passports and slapdash human disguises, they head for the airport.
Elsie is our wise-cracking, pop-culture-reference-dropping, slyly witty narrator; Tom—who does finally discover ways to fly (sort of)—dispenses psychiatric suggestion in a pretend German accessory; and Shalom, rejected by way of his followed humans in Jerusalem, finally ends up unexpectedly uniting Israelis and Palestinians. David Duchovny's charismatic creatures aspect the best way towards a mutual figuring out and recognition that the area desperately wishes.
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It wasn’t all that high. Tossing his towel to a nearby chair he 41 It’s All In The Jeans grabbed the top of the gate, heaved himself over and landed spryly on his feet. He went straight to the deep end and dove in without hesitation, taking several vigorous laps from one end of the pool to the other, before stopping in the shallows by the stairs to catch his breath. Swimming had been about the only exercise he’d been allowed since his accident. And being in the cool water felt damn good against his healing body.
Logan watched her movements, noticing how her back arched when she reached behind her, causing her perky little breasts to jut forward. Her wild hair stopped just short of the flare of her slim hips, gleaming with fire now that she was standing in the direct sunlight. He fisted his hands, fighting the urge to slam them in his pockets. Afraid that if he moved 23 It’s All In The Jeans anywhere near that zone it would only bring attention to the bulge behind his zipper. “Well, I’m still not convinced he would have come out of that tree without a little persuasion,” Margaret joined in, bending to scoop up the old cat, which immediately began to purr.
She climbed into the cart, watching Logan approach in that sexy saunter of his. He was overly quiet and Libby guessed he was mulling over what just happened. Did he think she was a cranky old bitch? She turned her face to hide a smile, thankful for the cover of darkness. But the golf cart rocked briefly when he climbed in, prompting her to glance his way again. He tossed her a quick look as he turned the key, and then backed up. ” Libby inquired in a crackling tone that reeked with authority. ” “Good, then I don’t have to waste my breath explaining what the process is,” she practically snapped.
Holy Cow: A Modern-Day Dairy Tale by David Duchovny