The Amish Midwife (Women of Lancaster County Series #1)

The Amish Midwife (Women of Lancaster County Series #1)

by Mindy Starns Clark, Leslie Gould

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Overview

A dusty carved box containing two locks of hair and a century-old letter regarding property in Switzerland, and a burning desire to learn about her biological family lead nurse-midwife Lexie Jaeger from her home in Oregon to the heart of Pennsylvania Amish country. There she meets Marta Bayer, a mysterious lay-midwife who desperately needs help after an Amish client and her baby die.

Lexie steps in to assume Marta’s patient load even as she continues the search for her birth family, and from her patients she learns the true meaning of the Pennsylvania Dutch word demut, which means “to let be” as she changes from a woman who wants to control everything to a woman who depends on God.

A compelling story about a search for identity and the ability to trust that God securely holds our whole life—past, present, and future.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736937986
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
Publication date: 02/01/2011
Series: Women of Lancaster County Series , #1
Pages: 324
Sales rank: 306,848
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Leslie Gould, a former magazine editor, is the author of numerous novels, including Beyond the Blue and Garden of Dreams. She received her master of fine arts degree from Portland State University and lives in Oregon with her husband, Peter, and their four children. www.lesliegould.com

Mindy Starns Clark is the bestselling author of more than 20 books, both fiction and nonfiction (more than 750,000 sold) including coauthoring the Christy Award–winning The Amish Midwife. Mindy and her husband, John, have two adult children and live in Pennsylvania.

www.mindystarnsclark.com

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