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Beautifully crafted and driven by warm, vibrant characters, The Mammoth Cheese follows the residents of rural Three Chimneys, Virginia, on their historic journey to re-create the making of the original Thomas Jefferson-era, 1,235-pound Mammoth Cheese. As the book opens, the town is joyously celebrating the birth of the Frank Eleven (eleven babies simultaneously born to Manda and James Frank after fertility treatments) and enjoying the thrill of notoriety as reform-minded presidential hopeful Adams Brooke visits the newborns. But as autumn progresses and the babies start to die, the community seeks to redeem itself through the making and transporting of a symbolic Mammoth Cheese to Washington, as a gift for the newly elected President Brooke. The cheese is the brainchild of August Vaughn, a farmhand by day and a President Jefferson impersonator by night, and the creation of Margaret Prickett, a single mother and cheese maker trying to save her century-old family farm. As Margaret slips deeper into debt and desperation, her thirteen-year-old daughter, Polly, slides closer to an inappropriate relationship with her radical, attentive history teacher.

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From the author of the "The Dress Lodger, " a "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year, comes this chronicle of the residents of rural Three Chimneys, Virginia, as they recreate the Thomas Jefferson-era, 1,235-pound "Mammoth Cheese." Unabridged. 12 CDs.

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ISBN:
9781593551155
performance Read:
Merlington, Laural
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Read by:
Merlington, Laural
Read:
Merlington, Laural
Author:
Holman, Sheri
Location:
Grand Haven, MI
Subject:
General
Subject:
Presidents
Subject:
Virginia
Subject:
Mothers and daughters
Subject:
Multiple birth
Subject:
Rural families
Subject:
Historical reenactments
Subject:
Domestic fiction
Subject:
Cheesemaking
Subject:
Cheesemakers
Subject:
Audiobooks collection.
Subject:
Women dairy farmers
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
Library ed.
Edition Description:
Library
Series Volume:
21389
Publication Date:
20030831
Binding:
Compact Disc
Language:
English
Pages:
13 sound discs (16 hr.)
Dimensions:
7.18x6.60x1.02 in. .90 lbs.
Media Run Time:
840

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Product details 13 sound discs (16 hr.) pages Brilliance Audio Library Edition - English 9781593551155 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From the author of the "The Dress Lodger, " a "New York Times" Notable Book of the Year, comes this chronicle of the residents of rural Three Chimneys, Virginia, as they recreate the Thomas Jefferson-era, 1,235-pound "Mammoth Cheese." Unabridged. 12 CDs.
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