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The Cows

The Cows (Hardback)

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Fearlessly frank and funny, the debut adult novel from Dawn O'Porter needs to be talked about. 'Dawn's writing is addictive - fearless, beyond feisty and seriously funny' Mel Giedroyc COW [n.] /kau/ A piece of meat; born to breed; past its sell-by-date; one of the herd. Women don't have to fall into a stereotype. Tara, Cam and Stella are strangers living their own lives as best they can - though when society's screaming you should live life one way, it can be hard to like what you see in the mirror. When an extraordinary event ties invisible bonds of friendship between them, one woman's catastrophe becomes another's inspiration, and a life lesson to all. Sometimes it's ok not to follow the herd. The Cows is a powerful novel about three women - judging each other, but also themselves. In all the noise of modern life, they need to find their own voice.



Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Publication Date: 06/04/2017 ISBN-13: 9780008126032  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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DAWN O'PORTER is a novelist, columnist and broadcaster who lives in Los Angeles with her husband Chris, sons Art and Valentine, cat Lilu and dog Potato. She has made numerous documentaries about all sorts of things: polygamy, childbirth, Geisha, body image, breast cancer and even the movie Dirty Dancing. She is the critically acclaimed author of Paper Aeroplanes and Goose. Dawn hosts and produces `Get it On', a podcast where she interviews interesting people about why they wear what they wear. She also collects vintage clothing, and admits to writing her best work when she is wearing a bonkers seventies dress and her hair is a voluminous bob. www.dawnoporter.co.uk@hotpatooties/DawnOPorter

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