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    • Why I Left the Amish: A Memoir

    • By: Saloma Miller Furlong
    • Narrated by: Lois Johnson
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    When Saloma Miller Furlong's father dies during her first semester at Smith College, she returns to the Amish community she had left twenty four years earlier to attend his funeral. Her journey home prompts a flood of memories. Now a mother with grown children of her own, Furlong recalls her painful childhood in a family defined by her father's mental illness, her brother's brutality, her mother's frustration, and the austere traditions of the Amish - traditions Furlong struggled to accept for years before making the difficult decision to leave the community.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good story.....terrible narrator.

    • By Amanda on 01-06-13

    Regular price: $19.95