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Growing Up Amish - Ira Wagler
Growing Up Amish
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5.00 10
Format: kindle
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc.
Pages no: 283
Edition language: English
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TsalagiWriter rated it
4.0 Growing Up Amish by Ira Wagler
Born into an Old Order Amish community in Canada, Ira was the ninth of eleven children. Content as a child, as Ira grew older he became restless and unhappy being Amish. He left four times before finally leaving for good at age 26.Besides Growing Up Amish, I've read three other books about people wh...
Tiny Library
Tiny Library rated it
3.0 Growing Up Amish: A Memoir
This biography tells the story of Wagler's Amish upbringing and his struggle between the comfort of his traditional life on one hand and the freedom of the outside world in the other hand.This memoir was an enjoyable read and was pacy enough to keep the pages turning quickly (I finished it in two si...
Bonnie Read a Book Today
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5.0 Growing Up Amish
Along the lines of repressive religious cultures, the Amish at least aren't as frightening as the FLDS. Girls grow up before marrying and everyone seems to get enough to eat. But, to borrow Wagler's simile, being Amish is like living in a box. And not in that cool danceable box from the early 90s (I...
Book Love
Book Love rated it
Once I started reading this book, I couldn't put it down. I really enjoyed the author's journey and a look into the Amish world.I am hoping there will be a sequel!
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5.0 Growing Up Amish: A Memoir
I have been reading a lot of Amish stories here lately as it is like a different world for me. I was fascinated with Ira’s account of his 10 year struggle with his life as being Amish. Through Ira’s eyes I got to see more of what they believe in, how things work and how it is common for people who...
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