The Longing

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The Longing

Format:  Paperback,

349 pages

Publisher: Baker Pub Group

Publish Date: Oct 2008

ISBN-13: 9780764203121

ISBN-10: 0764203126

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Although she still prays for Caleb, Nellie Mae Fisher has broken up with her beau. Now, her heart's greatest longing is for more knowledge of the Lord.
Caleb yearns for freedom, as his plans to leave Honeybrook have been thwarted. He must stay on as caretaker for his father, who was crippled in a wintertime accident. He also longs for Nellie Mae, still hoping that she will return to the Old Order...and to him.
Christian Yoder, a young Mennonite man, longs to get to know Nellie Mae better...and to share with her the secrets of her sister Suzy's final days.
Rhoda, Nellie's older sister, longs for more of what the world has to offer--from fancy clothes, to her own car, to a new English boyfriend.
Meanwhile, father Rueben Fisher longs for unity--among his family and all the brethren.
Whose longing will be satisfied, and whose will not?

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Publisher: Baker Pub Group
Publish Date: Oct 2008
ISBN-13: 9780764203121
ISBN-10: 0764203126
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 349
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.85
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 5.55 x 8.25 x 1.0

About the author

Biography of Lewis, Beverly

Beverly Lewis was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania on April 17, 1949. She received a degree in music education from Evangel University. She grew up as an Assembly of God minister's daughter. Although she was not Amish, she had a close family connection to Old Order Mennonites, including her maternal grandmother who left the Mennonite community when she married. Her first book, Mountain Bikes and Garbanzo Beans (now titled Big Bad Beans) was published in 1993. Since then she has written over eighty books.

Her titles for children and young adults include several series including the Cul-De-Sac Kids, the Girls Only (GO!), and the Holly's Heart. Her adult fiction books include The Heritage of Lancaster County series, the Abram's Daughters series, The Rose Trilogy, and the Home to Hickory Hollow series. She has received numerous awards including two Silver Angel Awards for The Postcard and Annika's Secret Wish and a Golden Book Award for The Stunning.

Book description

Although she still prays for Caleb, Nellie Mae Fisher has broken up with her beau. Now, her heart's greatest longing is for more knowledge of the Lord.

Caleb yearns for freedom, as his plans to leave Honeybrook have been thwarted. He must stay on as caretaker for his father, who was crippled in a wintertime accident. He also longs for Nellie Mae, still hoping that she will return to the Old Order... and to him.

Christian Yoder, a young Mennonite man, longs to get to know Nellie Mae better... and to share with her the secrets of her sister Suzy's final days.

Rhoda, Nellie's older sister, longs for more of what the world has to offer--from fancy clothes, to her own car, to a new English boyfriend.

Meanwhile, father Rueben Fisher longs for unity--among his family and all the brethren.

Whose longing will be satisfied, and whose will not?

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Rated 5 out of 5★ by good clean reading I bought this as a gift for a 16 yr old. Good to know there are still good clean reading out there. 02/26/2009
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