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Amana the Community of True Inspiration
     

Amana the Community of True Inspiration

by Bertha Shambuagh, Deb Schense (Editor), Joan Liffring-Zug Bourret (Produced by)
 

The sincerity of her thoughts approaches a poetical charm and quality which has not been equaled or duplicated by any other writings about Amana. This rare book tells about life in the Amana Colonies in Iowa at the turn of the century. A warm, accurate account, it is the only one of its kind, written during the religious-communal era of the Amana people. This is a

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The sincerity of her thoughts approaches a poetical charm and quality which has not been equaled or duplicated by any other writings about Amana. This rare book tells about life in the Amana Colonies in Iowa at the turn of the century. A warm, accurate account, it is the only one of its kind, written during the religious-communal era of the Amana people. This is a facsimile of the 1908 book. This book is published in cooperation with the Museum of Amana History and the State Historical Society of Iowa. This book is back in print with new pictures added throughout the book. Articles added at the end of the book include, "The Life of Bertha Shambaugh," by Mary Bennett, Archivist, State Historical Society of Iowa, and an epilogue by Lanny Haldy, Executive Director, Amana Heritage Society. Paperback, 5 ½ x 8 ½ ", 424 pages. 58 illustrations/photographs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932043631
Publisher:
Penfield Books
Publication date:
06/28/2010
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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