This Amish family has finished turning the soil. The next step is planting. After a cold and slow winter, things in Holmes County are going to start to get busy. But as you look at this scene, doesn't it seem like a quiet place?read-more
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"Gaus takes the reader deep into the community, informing his prose with the Amish philosophy and the rites, relationships and problems of this isolated people. His measured approach transports the...
"Gaus creates believable characters, both in the college and the local Amish community, and lets them act out their stories. His writing is crisp and fast-paced, and his depiction of the Amish...
"With each new mystery, P. L. Gaus treats us to yet another view of life among the Old Order Amish . . ." Gaus writes with quiet gravity about aspects of their lives rarely shown to strangers."