The Shunning

The Shunning

eBook - 2011
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Movie Edition of Landmark Amish Novel

When Katie Lapp finds the satin infant gown in the dusty leather trunk of her parents' attic, she knows it holds a secret she must discover. Why else would her Amish mother, a plain and simple woman who embraces the Old Order laws, hide the beautiful baby dress in the attic? But nothing could have prepared Katie for the startling news that stumbles out of her anguished parents on the eve of her wedding to Bishop John. Will Katie suddenly find herself a stranger in the community she has always called home?

Now in a special edition to coincide with the release of the Hallmark Channel movie, this poignant story of redemptive love offers readers a fascinating glimpse into the cloistered world of the Amish and the traumatic, life-shaking experience known as The Shunning.
Publisher: Grand Rapids : Baker Pub. Group, 2011
ISBN: 9781441233769
1441233768
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karenbythelake
Aug 26, 2016

Great story exploring complexities of Amish life and beliefs in the midst of Katie's own struggle with her identity, thoughts, and feelings.

halinaleskiv Jul 10, 2014

I looooove Beverly Lewis' books! The best Amish author ever!

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waddle2
Feb 15, 2013

I usaully like Amish books but I love this book I can't wait to read the confession and the cofession & the reckoning. SPOILER AHEAD

I want to know what happened to Dan & why he let his true love think he was died, I mean how could he do that. when does she find out. I recommend this book to all

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nelll
Nov 30, 2012

What a refreshing author Beverly Lewis is - not only does she give you insight to the mysterious Amish commmunities but she also gives a heart warming story. I fully recommend her books to anyone.

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karenklein
Jun 14, 2016

Katie Lapp, an Amish young woman is about to marry the bishop until she gets news that she was adopted and that her birth mom was an "Englisher". This changes everything for Katie as she begins to question who she is and where her future belongs.

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