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Beyond the Plain and Simple: A Patchwork of Amish Lives

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A series of vignettes describing Amish people and customs

Pauline Stevick has visited more than 50 Amish homes in numerous Amish settlements across the country. She has attended weddings, viewings, school sessions and programs, family gatherings, and more than a dozen church services. She has ridden in Amish carriages and has even slept in Amish homes. Through her close ass
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Hardcover, 159 pages
Published October 5th 2006 by Kent State University Press
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Leslie
I wasn't sure what I was checking out when I picked this book - a book about Amish quilts. Well, it was that but more of a research of their quilts from the author's personal history dealing with the Amish people. Some parts were boring and repetitive but overall, I enjoyed it and learned some interesting history and facts about the different sects of the Amish (and Mennonite) religion.
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Sep 25, 2015 rated it really liked it
Wonderful portraits of Amish individuals. Even in a culture that values conformity, certain people stand out.
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