Joseph W Yoder s thrillling narrative of an Irish Catholic baby girl brought up by an Amish woman represents the beginnings of Mennonite literature in America In this new edition, the original 1940 text is restored and the classic book is placed in its cultural and historical context with a critical introduction by Julia Spicher Kasdorf The earthy Pennsylvania German colloquial language of earlier editions can now be read as the author intended....
|Title||:||Rosanna of The Amish: The Restored Text|
|Publisher||:||Herald Pr September 16, 2008|
|Number of Pages||:||350 pages|
|File Size||:||896 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
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Rosanna of The Amish: The Restored Text Reviews
I came across a signed copy of this book years ago. It caught my attention because I lived in a rural area that was home to a large Amish community in Ohio. It was the first book I read about the Amish culture; I passed it on to my daughter to read. It was a genuine account of the life of the Amish and illustrated the warmth, family orientation and strong faith of these Plain people.
We read this book to our children after purchasing it in an Amish village twenty years ago. Because of this book, my son still calls me "Momly" on occasion. When our house burned down in the San Diego fires two years ago, this is a book I wanted to replace to read again to our grandchildren one day.
A charming evocation of the old Amish way of life in central Pennsylvania.
This is the actual story of my very own Amish/Irish ancestry, written by my great-uncle Joseph Yoder, whom I met as a child in my home town of Goshen, Indiana. What's not to like ? [...]