Still Life with Elephant (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Jul 21, 2009 - Fiction - 304 pages
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The way to a cheating man's heart is through . . . an elephant?

Professional horse trainer Neelie Sterling somehow missed the fact that her veterinarian husband, Matt, was having an affair with his blonde, pretty business partner. Neelie often misses things. (When Matt originally told her he was getting a colleague to help with the practice, she thought he said collieóand Neelie likes dogs.) Now the blonde is saying she's pregnant, and Neelie's life is in a tailspin. But she sees an opportunity to patch up the holes in her disintegrating marriage when she learns that Matt is leaving for Zimbabwe to rescue a badly injured elephant. Foolishly optimistic, she joins the expedition.

On a dangerous, revealing, exhilarating trip through Africa, Neelie comes to learn a lot about herself as a woman and a wife. But it isn't until they return home with their pachyderm patient that her eyes are truly opened to what is going on around her. And with the help of a very large and very special animal, she may even discover how to love again.

  

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User Review  - Kari - Goodreads

I enjoyed the parts of this book dealing with animal rescue & training, but I felt the relationship plot line was far-fetched, incongruous and contradictory in parts. Read full review

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User Review  - Jackie - Goodreads

I listened to the audio of this book and highly recommend it, as the narration by Karen White was wonderful! I enjoyed this book immensely and would recommend it highly; well written and quite humorous. Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Judy Reene Singer is a dressage competitor, horse trainer, and all-around animal lover. She has written about the equestrian world for more than a decade and was named top feature writer of the year by The Chronicle of the Horse. She is the author of Horseplay and Still Life with Elephant.

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