Amish Romance Series: Amish Crossroads - Book 11

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Here are the best farms, and the finest cheese "mills" to be found in America. In some books—Lewis’s “Annie’s People” series and Woodsmall’s “Sisters of the Quilt” series, for example—this tension is resolved by having the main character be helped by, or marry, a conservative Mennonite, whose faith is portrayed as more evangelically minded than that of the Amish. A common bloodline in one community will often be absent in another, and genetic disorders can be avoided by choosing spouses from unrelated communities.

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ISBN: B015X2W6P6

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