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Written by a girl who grew up in an Previous Order Amish neighborhood and church, Amish Ladies: Lives and Tales affords a mild, lyrical inside view of Amish womanhood. How are Amish ladies distinctive? How are they typical? How do they discover expression in a spot that values neighborhood togetherness above all else? This beneficiant and heartwarming memoir explores these questions to find what it means to be a girl and to be Amish. Meet Naomi whose favourite creator is C.S. Lewis. Rebecca who’s single and has a profession. Susie who’s an artist. And Esther who has misplaced two youngsters and spends a lot of her time reaching out to different members of her neighborhood who’ve suffered loss. Louise Stoltzfus gathered her tales by means of a sequence of interviews and conversations with Amish ladies, a lot of whom she has identified most of her life. Little has been written about Amish ladies. How are they regarded inside their extremely structured neighborhood? How entire are they as people? This insightful, gently probing, but at all times respectful textual content opens a door to this almost hidden world. Profiles 10 Amish ladies; written by a girl reared in an Amish household.