Bacon on the Bookshelf

Savory picks for the free range reader

June 19, 2016
by jenniferpuryear

The World’s Largest Man

Book Title: The World's Largest Man

I picked up a paperback off the Father’s Day table for myself.  The World’s Largest Man is Harrison Scott Key’s comic tale of growing up in Mississippi with his larger-than-life father – a hot-tempered hunter, gun-lover, and football coach.  Key, inheriting his mother’s schoolteacher genes, grew up interested in books and sock puppets.  Much of the tenderness in his memoir – as well as the humor …

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