The Mammoth Cheese by Sheri Holman

The Mammoth Cheese

Sheri Holman

A seemingly whimsical title for a book with serious points to make about American rural life. If you're looking for a satisfying mix of warmth and true grit in adversity, this is a book for you.

Extract

If she could just hold on two months more, she thought, turning the letter over but still not opening it. Two months to keep them at bay. Those eight weeks would make no real difference in the quality of her cheeses, nor in the farm’s cash flow, but two months from today was the first Tuesday in November, and on that day, the one man who had the power to make this little slip of mint green go away would be in office. Adams stands for Amnesty.

Parallels
  • Blackbird House by Alice Hoffman
  • Sweet Hush by Deborah Smith