Beyond Buggies and Bonnets: Seven true stories of former Amish (Paperback)
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They ran away at night depending on the kindness of strangers. Gripping stories of Amish who defied their culture to join the "forbidden" English world. Each distinct story reveals hidden facts and behaviors inside the fiercely private Swartzentruber order. Learn, laugh, be astonished, and awed as you read these compassionately written accounts by a "Mom to ex-Amish.
About the Author
Living in Ohio - home to the largest number of Amish districts nationwide - Brenda Nixon has opened her heart and home to many youths who've left the Swartzentruber Amish. Her learning curve is revealed as she speaks and writes about the little-known Swartzentrubers within the diverse Amish culture, and she is a voice for ex-Amish. Her award-winning blog Beyond Buggies and Bonnets www.BrendaNixonOnAmish.blogspot.com, is read by more than 280K learners. Nixon is a wife, mom, educator, speaker, and author or contributor to 35 books.