Cast a Blue Shadow (Amish-Country Mystery Series #4)

Cast a Blue Shadow (Amish-Country Mystery Series #4)

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by P. L. Gaus
     
 

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In Cast a Blue Shadow, his fourth Ohio Amish Mystery, P. L. Gaus continues to explore the thresholds of culture and faith among the Amish sects and their English neighbors of northern Ohio. Through interwoven plots, Gaus portrays these ways of life at odds with one another despite their seeming harmony. Coupling those clashes with the petty and desperate scufflings

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In Cast a Blue Shadow, his fourth Ohio Amish Mystery, P. L. Gaus continues to explore the thresholds of culture and faith among the Amish sects and their English neighbors of northern Ohio. Through interwoven plots, Gaus portrays these ways of life at odds with one another despite their seeming harmony. Coupling those clashes with the petty and desperate scufflings of academic politics, Gaus spins a suspenseful tale of power, pride, and tested faith.

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“Gaus is a sensitive storyteller who matches his cadences to the measured pace of Amish life, catching the tensions among the village’s religious factions.”—New York Times

"Gaus's eye for detail gives depth and power to a simple tale about complicated people."—Kirkus Reviews

"The author portrays the conflicts among the various Amish sects whose varying degrees of strictness in some instances cause them to shun each other. Eschewing any academic pedantry, Gaus manages to expertly enlighten as well as entertain."—Publishers Weekly

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781410434302
Publisher:
Gale Group
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Series:
Amish-Country Mystery Series, #4
Edition description:
Large Print
Pages:
367
Sales rank:
945,650
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.20(d)

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