Browsing: Mennonites

“Amazing, sad, shocking… Could be right out of The Handmaid’s Tale” (Margaret Atwood): Based on true events, this “riveting and revelatory” novel (Kirkus Reviews) follows eight Mennonite women who embark on a dangerous journey to escape the ruthless, abusive men who run their colony.

In this historical trilogy set in Pennsylvania’s Amish country, Hester learns she was adopted from the Lenape tribe. Coming of age, she finds herself torn between her family, suitors, and cultures — but with a courageous spirit, she seeks her place in the world.