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Thrill of the chaste : the allure of Amish romance novels

Author: Valerie Weaver-Zercher; Project Muse.
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013.
Series: Young Center books in Anabaptist and Pietist studies; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
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Romance novels with Amish protagonists, such as the best-selling trailblazer "The Shunning" by Beverly Lewis, are becoming increasingly popular with a largely evangelical female audience. This book  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Weaver-Zercher; Project Muse.
ISBN: 9781421408927 1421408929
OCLC Number: 859687060
Description: 1 online resource (344 p.).
Contents: Slap a bonnet on the cover --
The DNA of Amish romance novels --
An evangelical and an Amishman walk into a barn --
Taking the Amish to market --
Is Amishness next to godliness? --
An Amish country getaway --
Virgin mothers --
Amish reading Amish --
Something borrowed, something true --
Happily ever after.
Series Title: Young Center books in Anabaptist and Pietist studies; UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: Valerie Weaver-Zercher.

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The promise of the cover is borne out by the content: an engaging analysis of 'bonnet rippers' and their audience. -- Marilyn Dahl Shelf Awareness Weaver-Zercher's book is a fascinating read, that Read more...

 
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