No Use Dying Over Spilled Milk Book Summary and Study Guide

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Magdalena Yoder, a Mennonnite of Amish origin, is the proprieter of the PennDutch Inn. When she receives word that a cousin has been found dead, naked and floating in a tank of milk, Magdalena knows it's murder. Amish men don't go swimming in unpasteurized milk in the middle of the winter.
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Magdalena, her sister and her cook all head to Farmersburg, Ohio, the scene of the Valentine's Day milk drowning, for the funeral. When they arrive Magdalena discovers that not even a week earlier another Amish man died by falling off of a silo ladder. What happens next begins a war between cheese makers and it's up to Magdalena to discover what's happening in the once quiet town of Farmersburg.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book descript. of violence and chases 20%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) 20% Time/era of story:    -   2000+ (Present) Kind of investigator    -   amateur citizen investigator Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Any non-mystery subplot?    -   life in small town Crime Thriller    -   Yes Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   40's-50's


Small town?    -   Yes Small town people:    -   nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee

Writing Style

Unusual form of death?    -   Yes

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