As Amish fiction that continues to appeal to a huge audience, "A Pocket Guide to Amish Life" gives readers a glimpse into an obscure, fascinating world - what the Amish believe and how they live. Full of fun and fresh facts about the people who abide by this often-misunderstood faith and unique culture, this handy-sized guide by Mindy Starns Clark, author of "Shadows of Lancaster County", covers a wide variety of topics, such as: beliefs and values; clothing and transportation; courtship and marriage; shunning and discipline; teens and rumspringa; children and the elderly; and, education and work. Presented in an easy-to-follow and engaging style, this pocket guide to the Amish is a great resource for anyone interested in Amish life.
Mindy Starns Clark is the author of many books (more than 450,000 copies sold), which include A Pocket Guide to Amish Life, Shadows of Lancaster County, Whispers of the Bayou, and The Amish Midwife. In addition, Mindy is a popular inspirational speaker and playwright.