A Mennonite Woman's Life

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Good Books, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 91 pages
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Mennonite women, whose lives stretched from the closing years of the last century and the early decades of the current one, were, for the most part, sturdy homemakers, mothers, and farm wives. One of these women, Ruth Hershey of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, kept a box camera near her children, her homestead, her garden, and her drop-in company. But as this rare collection of photographs (recently discovered by her grandson, a professional photographer) shows, Mrs. Hershey recorded life with an unusually artistic flair. "Recorded as it is by the intelligent lens of Ruth Hershey and the thoughtful descriptions of Phyllis Pellman Good, the book is a warm and lively portrait." -- Washington Post

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Contents

Ruth Hershey Mennonite Farm Woman
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A Wife
21
Work
33
Copyright

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Phyllis Pellman Good is a New York Times bestselling author. She received her B.A. and M.A. in English from New York University. Phyllis is the author of the Fix-It and Enjoy-It! and the Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbook series . She co-authored The New York Times, USA Today, Publishers Weekly, and Book Sense bestseller Fix-It and Forget-It Cookbook: Feasting with Your Slow Cooker (with Dawn J. Ranck). Phyllis Pellman Good is Executive Editor at Good Booksand lives in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. For a complete listing of books by Phyllis Pellman Good, visit www.GoodBooks.com.

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