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The rebel / Marta Perry.

By: Perry, Marta [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Perry, Marta, Keepers of the promise: book 3.Description: xiv, 332 pages ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780425271438; 0425271439.Subject(s): Amish -- Fiction | Single women -- Fiction | Families -- FictionGenre/Form: Christian fiction. | Love stories.DDC classification: 813/.6 Other classification: FIC042040 | FIC027000 Summary: "In the final Keepers of the Promise novel, the acclaimed author of the Pleasant Valley series tells about a young Amish woman who must make a difficult choice, just as her grandmother did years ago. Central Pennsylvania, current day. Restless and adventurous, Amish Barbie Lapp has been stepping out among the Englisch. Minister Benuel Kauffman doesn't approve of her choices, but he can't deny the positive influence Barbie has on his wayward teenage sister. As Barbie is drawn to the kindness beneath Benuel's gruff exterior, the mementos she finds in a dower chest given to her by her grandmother, Elizabeth, provide the insight she needs to decide whether to fully embrace the Amish way of life or leave it behind for forever. Lancaster County, 1960. As working farms for the Amish become more scarce, Elizabeth Lapp's husband, Reuben, tries to persuade her that they would be better off moving north. But the prospect of leaving her close-knit community of family and friends frightens Elizabeth. Can she muster enough love and faith to leap into a new life? Two women from one family, separated by decades, both find that the ultimate adventure takes place in the heart"--
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Central Pennsylvania, current day. Restless and adventurous, Amish Barbie Lapp has been stepping out among the Englisch. Minister Benuel Kauffman doesn't approve of her choices, but he can't deny the positive influence Barbie has on his wayward teenage sister. As Barbie is drawn to the kindness beneath Benuel's gruff exterior, the mementos she finds in a dower chest given to her by her grandmother, Elizabeth, provide the insight she needs to decide whether to fully embrace the Amish way of life or leave it behind for forever.<br> <br> Lancaster County, 1960. As working farms for the Amish become more scarce, Elizabeth Lapp's husband, Reuben, tries to persuade her that they would be better off moving north. But the prospect of leaving her close-knit community of family and friends frightens Elizabeth. Can she muster enough love and faith to leap into a new life?<br> <br> Two women from one family, separated by decades, both find that the ultimate adventure takes place in the heart.<br> <br> Praise for the Keepers of the Promise novels <br> 'A tender novel of second chances, endearing characters, and a can't-put-it-down story.' Suzanne Woods Fisher, author of The Revealing <br> <br> 'A born storyteller, Marta Perry skillfully weaves the past and present in this heart-stirring tale of love and forgiveness.' Susan Meissner, author of Secrets of a Charmed Life <br> <br> 'Ms. Perry's storytelling is tender, touching, and full of gentle wisdom . . . a terrific new series.' Linda Goodnight, New York Times bestselling author of The Buchanons series <br> <br> 'Perry carefully balances the traditional life of the Amish with the contemporary world in an accessible, intriguing fasion . . . Strong characters are lovingly brought to life, illuminated with simplistic elegance.' Publishers Weekly (Starred Review) <br>

"In the final Keepers of the Promise novel, the acclaimed author of the Pleasant Valley series tells about a young Amish woman who must make a difficult choice, just as her grandmother did years ago. Central Pennsylvania, current day. Restless and adventurous, Amish Barbie Lapp has been stepping out among the Englisch. Minister Benuel Kauffman doesn't approve of her choices, but he can't deny the positive influence Barbie has on his wayward teenage sister. As Barbie is drawn to the kindness beneath Benuel's gruff exterior, the mementos she finds in a dower chest given to her by her grandmother, Elizabeth, provide the insight she needs to decide whether to fully embrace the Amish way of life or leave it behind for forever. Lancaster County, 1960. As working farms for the Amish become more scarce, Elizabeth Lapp's husband, Reuben, tries to persuade her that they would be better off moving north. But the prospect of leaving her close-knit community of family and friends frightens Elizabeth. Can she muster enough love and faith to leap into a new life? Two women from one family, separated by decades, both find that the ultimate adventure takes place in the heart"--

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