Visits with the Amish

Visits with the Amish : Impressions of the Plain Life

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Who are the OC plain people, OCO the men and women who till their fields with horse and plow, travel by horse and buggy, live without electricity and telephones, and practice OC help thy neighborOCO in daily life? Linda Egenes visited with her Old Order Amish neighbors in southeast Iowa for thirteen years before writing this informative and companionable introduction to their lifeways."show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text | 128 pages
  • University of Iowa Press
  • Iowa City, United States
  • English
  • 1st University of Iowa Press e.
  • 158729835X
  • 9781587298356

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""Visits with the Amish" invites the reader to experience glimpses into the daily life of the Old Order Amish and gives a full sense of what it means to be Amish. Conversations about milking, cooking in the summer kitchen, quilting, and more capture in their own words their heartfelt commitment to home, school, community, and customs."--Martha Moore Davis, author, "Sarah's Seasons: An Amish Diary""and Conversation"show more

About Linda Egenes

Linda Egenes has written about the Amish for "Cobblestone," "Plain," the "Iowa Source," and the "Plain Reader." She is an adjunct faculty member at Maharishi University of Management in Fairfield, Iowa. Vermont artist Mary Azarian won the Caldecott Medal in 1999 for her illustrations in "Snowflake Bentley."show more

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