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The Resource The wish, Beverly Lewis

The wish, Beverly Lewis

Label
The wish
Title
The wish
Statement of responsibility
Beverly Lewis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Leona Speicher got the "sister" she'd always dreamed of the day Gloria Gingerich and her family moved to Lancaster County Amish farmland. The Arkansas newcomers seem to be everything a devout Plain family should be, and Leona can't help comparing Gloria's's engaging young parents to her own. Leona's cousin shows a romantic interest in Gloria around the same time as Gloria's older brother expresses his fondness for Leona--it seems likely the two young women will marry into each other's families, remaining close friends for life. Thus, Leona is shocked when the Gingeriches suddenly pack up and disappear after being expelled from the church for reasons no one will discuss. Despite Leona's pleas, Gloria goes with them, leaving more than one broken heart behind. When Gloria unexpectedly contacts Leona after a silence of several years, Leona makes up her mind to persuade her friend to return to Lancaster County and the Amish ways. Leona's fiancé, the deacon's son, is alarmed when Leona decides to go after Gloria. Will Leona's dearest wish lead to her own undoing?
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lewis, Beverly
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3562.E9383
LC item number
W57 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Amish
  • Female friendship
  • Amish
  • Female friendship
  • Pennsylvania
Label
The wish, Beverly Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9780764218897
Lccn
2016017639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocn936219590
Label
The wish, Beverly Lewis
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
326 pages
Isbn
9780764218897
Lccn
2016017639
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocn936219590

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