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Which way home? / Linda Byler.

Byler, Linda, author. (Author).
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  • 20 of 30 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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1 current hold with 30 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Decatur CFIC BYLER HES (Text) 34207002001023 Adult Fiction - Christian Available -
Alexandria-Monroe Public Library - Alexandria F BYL (Text) 37521530744681 AMPL Adult Christian Fiction Available -
Centerville Center Township Public Library - Centerville FIC R BYL Bk. 2 (Text) 76895000235210 1st Floor New Books Available -
Dublin Public Library - Dublin FIC BYL (Text) 76892000010287 adult fiction In transit -
Flora-Monroe Township Public Library - Flora COOK FIC BYL (Text) 50825010693363 Cook Memorial Available -
Hartford City Public Library - Hartford City I/Fiction Byler (Text) 76051000170799 Christian Fiction Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch FIC BYLER, LINDA "HESTER" BK.2 (Text) 33946003076093 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -
Jay County Public Library - Portland AF BYLER (Text) 76383000441275 Adult Fiction Checked out 12/12/2016
Jefferson County Public Library - Madison F (Text) 39391006773731 Fiction Available -
LaGrange County Public Library - Bookmobile CF BYL (Text) 30477100921554 Adult: New Checked out 12/12/2016
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  • ISBN: 9781680991246
  • ISBN: 1680991248
  • Physical Description: 356 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Good Books, 2016.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: "Born a Native American, but brought up Amish, Hester Zug, at age 20, flees her Amish home. Her father's too-tender care of her has made her stepmother wildly jealous, and so Hester sets off, knowing only that she can't stay. Hester's natural instincts for navigating the forests in colonial Pennsylvania along with the book of medicines and remedies given to her by an aged Native American woman allow her to survive until she gets sick from drinking river water. Twice rescued--first by matronly Indian women who find her unconscious in the woods, and then by a boy in downtown Lancaster, where she'd been left for dead by the dreaded Paxton boys-Hester finds herself in the kind, if rough, hands of Emma Ferree. Because of her wide heart, Ferree, a widow, offers her home to fugitives. The dazzlingly beautiful Hester eventually marries an Amish man, who is more in love with the way she looks than with her heart and mind. And when that childless marriage falters, she is met one day in the fields by Running Bear, a Native American brave who has watched her for years. He asks her to marry him, giving her until wintertime to decide. Belonging in part to two worlds, but experiencing a subtle yet clear rejection from both, Hester comes to wish that her Amish mother, Kate, had never rescued her. Author Linda Byler shows the lovely and enduring Hester caring for others as the Amish do, with the use of Native American remedies and tinctures from the old woman's book. Her practices raise accusations of witchcraft from the very people she sets out to help. Byler, an active member of the Amish, centers this second book in the Hester's Hunt for Home series on two anguishing questions: Where is Hester's heart most at home? And can she ever be married happily?"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Amish > Fiction.
Genre: Christian fiction.

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