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Runaway Amish girl : the great escape

by Gingerich, Emma,

Format: Print Book 2015
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Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Nonfiction
Growing up Amish and leaving the fold, Emma Gingerich left her Amish community in Eagleville, Missouri, at the age of eighteen. Her memoir Runaway Amish Girl: The Great Escape captivates even the timid reader. Disagreeing with the beliefs of Amish traditions and upbringing, the pressure became too much for her to bear. Forced to make a personal decision, Emma found the courage to leave the only life she had ever known. She had no idea the emotional turmoil she'd inflict on her family and friends. The emotional reaction of her parents, brothers and sisters, are gut wrenching. Considered no longer a daughter and a sister, temporarily exiled, Emma finds a way to be free. Education becomes her priority as she finds her place in this "English" world. This true story is a rare glimpse into the life of a brave young woman - Runaway Amish Girl: The Great Escape.
Additional Information
Subjects Gingerich, Emma J., -- 1987-
Gingerich, Emma J., -- 1987- -- Childhood and youth.
Gingerich, Emma J., -- 1987- -- Family.
Runaway teenagers.
Amish -- Missouri -- Biography.
Amish -- Missouri -- Social life and customs.
Parent and child -- Missouri.
Families -- Missouri.
Ex-church members -- Amish -- Biography.
Publisher [Aledo, Texas] :2015
Language English
Notes Includes FAQ's with author.
Description 174 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN 9781940834078
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