The heirloom

Title The heirloom
Names Lewis, Beverly.
Book Number DB117366
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation "This heartwarming prequel to The Shunning is a tender story of love, belonging, and the courage to move forward. After her widowed father remarries, nineteen-year-old Clara Bender is no longer needed to help run his household. Marriage seems like her best hope of moving out, but there are few young men in her tiny Indiana Amish community. When she comes across letters from her mother's aunt Ella Mae Zook, she sets off to visit Lancaster County's Hickory Hollow to decide where her future lies. Ella Mae is not quite ready to move from the farmhouse where she and her recently deceased husband spent over fifty happy years, but her children are eager to resettle her, making Clara's visit seem like an answer to prayer. The two women form a warm bond while restoring an heirloom wedding quilt and sharing their lives, with Ella Mae confiding about a tragedy from her courting years. Eventually, Ella Mae suggests Clara stay for the summer, allowing Ella Mae more time with her and giving Clara an opportunity to meet the area's eligible young men. But when the unexpected happens, will Clara find where her heart truly belongs?" -- Provided by publisher. -- Unrated. Commercial audiobook.
Narrator McKnight, Libby,
Series Lewis. Heritage of Lancaster
Local Subject Religious Fiction - RLF
Romance - ROM
Fiction PROF (protestant christian fic) - PROF
Gentle Fiction - GENT
Other Specific Protestant Sects - PROX
Sequel - SEQ
Fiction Book - FI
Female Narrator - FN
Short Book SH - SH
LC Subject Amish - Fiction
Man-woman relationships - Fiction
Romance fiction
Christian fiction
Audience Notes A NLS/BPD
Call Number 813.54 AFI
Language English
Released 2023
Publication Info Minneapolis, MN Recorded Books, Inc. 2023
Original Publication Reissue of: Minneapolis, MN : Recorded Books, Inc., 2023. 9798890590503
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