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Holy cow : a modern-day dairy tale

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1st ed.

"A rollicking, globe-trotting adventure with a twist: a four-legged heroine you won't soon forget Elsie Bovary is a cow, and a pretty happy one at that--her long, lazy days are spent eating, napping, and chatting with her best friend, Mallory. One night, Elsie and Mallory sneak out of their pasture; but while Mallory is interested in flirting with the neighboring bulls, Elsie finds herself drawn to the farmhouse. Through the window, she sees the farmer's family gathered around a bright Box God--and what the Box God reveals about something called an "industrial meat farm" shakes Elsie's understanding of her world to its core. There's only one solution: escape to a better, safer world. And so a motley crew is formed: Elsie; Jerry--excuse me, Shalom--a cranky, Torah-reading pig who's recently converted to Judaism; and Tom, a suave (in his own mind, at least) turkey who can't fly, but who can work an iPhone 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 eventually learn to fly (sort of)--dispenses psychiatric advice in a fake German accent; and Shalom, rejected by his adopted people in Jerusalem, ends up unexpectedly uniting Israelis and Palestinians. David Duchovny's charismatic creatures point the way toward a mutual understanding and acceptance that the world desperately needs"--
"A humorous allegory in the spirit of Animal Farm"--

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Clyde-Savannah Public Library Fantasy Duchovny (Text)
Science Fiction & Fantasy
52116300634269
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Geneva Public Library DUCHOVNY (Text)
First Floor Fiction
52118300848261
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Lyons Public Library F Duc (Text)
Adult Fiction
52141300401774
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Macedon Public Library FIC DUC (Text)
Adult Fiction
52121300492023
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Victor Farmington Library DUC (Text)
Adult Fiction
52128300676844
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