The Balthaser Women: Life Among the "Worldly" Pennsylvania Dutch

Shirley Zweizig Nestler

  • 1950

Experience these fictional stories from the Balthaser women living in Pennsylvania Dutch country. Spanning a time period of 1916 to 1993, learn to know Hannah, who hires herself out as a maid and becomes a victim to Hexerei; Sarah, whose youngest son suffers a hunting accident; Grace, who takes off on a cross-country trip to California; and Jennie, who comes home to the family farm. How do these ladies' lives connect and what becomes of them? (392pp. Masthof Press, 2023.)

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