The Jesus Cow

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New York Times bestselling humorist Michael Perry makes his fiction debut with this hilarious and big-hearted tale, a comic yet sincere exploration of faith and the foibles of modern life that blends the barbed charm of Garrison Keillor, the irreverent humor of Christopher Moore, and the audacious insight of Chuck Klosterman.

Life is suddenly full of drama for low-key Harley Jackson: A woman in a big red pickup has stolen his bachelor’s heart, a Hummer-driving predatory developer is threatening to pave the last vestiges of his family farm, and inside his barn is a calf bearing the image of Jesus Christ. His best friend, Billy, a giant of a man who shares his trailer house with a herd of cats and tries to pass off country music lyrics as philosophy, urges him to avoid the woman, fight the developer, and get rich off the calf. But Harley takes the opposite tack, hoping to avoid what his devout, dearly departed mother would have called “a scene.”

Then the secret gets out—right through the barn door, and Harley’s “miracle” goes viral. Within hours pilgrims, grifters, and the media have descended on his quiet patch of Swivel, Wisconsin, looking for a glimpse (and a percentage) of the calf. Does Harley hide the famous, possibly holy calf and risk a riot, or give the people what they want—and raise enough money to keep his land—and, just possibly, win the woman and her big red pickup truck?

Harley goes all in, cutting a deal with a major Hollywood agent that transforms his little farm into an international spiritual theme park—think Lourdes, only with cheese curds and t-shirts. Soon, Harley has lots of money . . . and more trouble than he ever dreamed.


  • TheJesusCow_01_Open

    Duración: 12s
  • TheJesusCow_02_Prologue

    Duración: 01min
  • TheJesusCow_03_Part1Chapter1

    Duración: 13min
  • TheJesusCow_04_Chapter2

    Duración: 09min
  • TheJesusCow_05_Chapter3

    Duración: 06min
  • TheJesusCow_06_Chapter4

    Duración: 13min
  • TheJesusCow_07_Chapter5

    Duración: 14min
  • TheJesusCow_08_Chapter6

    Duración: 13min
  • TheJesusCow_09_Chapter7

    Duración: 10min
  • TheJesusCow_10_Chapter8

    Duración: 08min
  • TheJesusCow_11_Chapter9

    Duración: 07min
  • TheJesusCow_12_Chapter10

    Duración: 14min
  • TheJesusCow_13_Chapter11

    Duración: 18min
  • TheJesusCow_14_Part2Chapter12

    Duración: 10min
  • TheJesusCow_15_Chapter13

    Duración: 18min
  • TheJesusCow_16_Chapter14

    Duración: 19min
  • TheJesusCow_17_Chapter15

    Duración: 12min
  • TheJesusCow_18_Chapter16

    Duración: 07min
  • TheJesusCow_19_Chapter17

    Duración: 06min
  • TheJesusCow_20_Chapter18

    Duración: 20min
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