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Reading Group – The Mammoth Cheese

Posted by LibeRaCe on September 15, 2010

 

This months title is The Mammoth Cheese by Sheri Holman

 

Click here to learn more about the author

Click here to read reviews about the book

Take a look at the links below to learn more about the setting of the book

 

 

 An article about the original Thomas Jefferson Mammoth Cheese.  The site also has resources that explore the links between religion, liberty, economics and politics in the US.

 

 

 

And after he got the huge cheese, he got huge bread! Imagine the indegestion…

 

 Learn more about the man himself in this comprehensive encyclopedia.

 

 

Read about some of the real issues affecting American small farmers in this forum.  

 

 

 

Virginia is a stunningly beautiful place, but the rural areas of the book’s setting do have their problems.

 

 

 

The issue of large multiple births was also in the news not so long ago and media comment reflects the change in society’s attitude to the family concerned (this very much relates to the book’s narrative)

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