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Going Bovine

Libba Bray

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"Smart, funny, and layered," raves Entertainment Weekly about Libba Bray's groundbreaking New York Times bestseller and winner of the Michael L. Printz Award for literary excellence. All 16-year-old Cameron wants is to get through high school-and life in general-with a minimum of effort. It's not a lot to ask. But that's before he's given some bad news: he's sick and he's going to die. Which totally sucks. Hope arrives in the winged form of Dulcie, a loopy punk angel/possible hallucination with a bad sugar habit. She tells Cam there is a cure-if he's willing to go in search of it. With the help of a death-obsessed, video-gaming dwarf and a yard gnome, Cam sets off on the mother of all road trips through a twisted America . . . into the heart of what matters most. From acclaimed author Libba Bray comes a dark comedic journey that poses the questions: Why are we here? What is real? What makes microwave popcorn so good? Why must we die? And how do we really learn to live? "A hilarious and hallucinatory quest."-The New York Times "Sublimely surreal."-People "Libba Bray's fabulous new book will, with any justice, be a cult classic. The kind of book you take with you to college, in the hopes that your roommate will turn out to have packed their own copy, too. Reading it is like discovering an alternate version of The Phantom Tollbooth, where Holden Caulfield has hit Milo over the head and stolen his car, his token, and his tollbooth. There's adventure and tragedy here, a sprinkling of romance, musical interludes, a battle-ready yard gnome who's also a Norse God, and practically a chorus line of physicists. Which reminds me: will someone, someday, take Going Bovine and turn it into a musical, preferably a rock opera? I want the sound track, the program, the T-shirt, and front row tickets."-Kelly Link, author of Get in Trouble, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize

Language:

English

Narrators:

Erik Davies

Length:

15h 11m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Introduction
Introduction

00:40


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

09:27


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

15:38


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

09:44


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

25:16


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:35


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

17:35


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

11:07


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

15:18


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:54


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

20:46


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

11:51


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

14:04


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

29:51


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

09:57


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

21:54


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

08:09


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

11:04


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

18:07


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

45:05


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

11:13


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

13:33


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

14:31


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

17:44


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

25:43


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

24:50


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

14:51


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

12:37


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

39:11


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

42:39


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

17:37


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

09:16


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

14:03


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

11:39


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

35:09


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

21:03


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

20:41


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

36:07


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

05:04


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

18:43


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

24:16


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

08:40


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

07:16


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

21:53


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

11:25


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

24:22


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

10:43


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

20:38


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

10:48


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

16:41


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

19:18


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

13:58


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

05:24


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

00:30