Annie's Day of Light

Annie's Day of Light

Romaine Stauffer

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This historical fiction about Annie who was born in a Mennonite home in Ind. takes the reader eastward in 1892 when eight-year-old Annie and her family return to their native Lancaster Co., Pa. The rapidly changing world shaped by two World Wars, a Great Depression, two divisions in her Mennonite church, and a multitude of scientific discoveries and inventions, revolutionized the everyday lives of these ordinary people. Travel through sorrow and joy, poverty and prosperity, sickness and health, disappointment and triumph. How did she manage to change with the times without changing? Where did she find the strength to continue when her personal world caved in and collapsed? (634pp. illus. Author, 2003.)

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