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Crossing Over One Woman's Escape from Amish Life

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ISBN-10: 006052992X

ISBN-13: 9780060529925

Edition: 2003

Authors: Ruth Irene Garrett, Rick Farrant

List price: $13.99
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A work Booklist called moving and life-affirming', Crossing Over is the true story of one woman's extraordinary flight from the protected world of the Amish people to the chaos of contemporary life. Ruth Irene Garrett was the fifth of seven children raised in Kalona, Iowa, as a member of a strict Old Order Amish community. She was brought up in a world filled with rigid rules and intense secrecy, in an environment where the dress, buggies, codes of conduct, and way of life differed even from other Amish societies only 100 miles away. This Old Order community actively avoided all interaction with the English' - everyone who lived on the outside. As a result, Ruth knew only one way of…    
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Book details

List price: $13.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 1/7/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.19" long x 0.51" tall
Weight: 0.352
Language: English