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Kingdom of simplicity : a novel

Author: Holly Payne
Publisher: Sausalito [Calif.] : Skywriter Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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Eli Yoder, a misguided Amish youth, after losing his family in a tragic accident, has struggled with forgiving the perpetrator. True to Amish tradition, everyone he knows has moved on with their lives except him. Shamed by his unwillingness to forgive, Eli leaves home during rumspringa, the time of 'running around' for Amish youth before they accept their faith, and searches for acceptance from the Outside World.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Local authors
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Holly Payne
ISBN: 9780982279779 0982279779
OCLC Number: 368006229
Description: 286 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Holly Payne.

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Eli Yoder, a misguided Amish youth, after losing his family in a tragic accident, has struggled with forgiving the perpetrator. True to Amish tradition, everyone he knows has moved on with their lives except him. Shamed by his unwillingness to forgive, Eli leaves home during rumspringa, the time of 'running around' for Amish youth before they accept their faith, and searches for acceptance from the Outside World. Here a surprising friendship teaches Eli how to laugh again and prepares him to confront the biggest questions of his life.

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