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Anyway, the description of Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home by Rhoda Janzen I found intriguing.
And, as an outsider to the Mennonite community, I certainly didn't take this as a representative look at the entire culture.
The writing is likened to poetry, but I can see that only in its lack of transitions, not in language or sense evocation.
This book didn't hold my interest throughout though there were amusing incidents and turns of phrase. Read morePublished 6 hours ago by Sandi Kay Wheatley
I heard about this book in a short book review on some online site. It intrigued me somehow, and I bought it. It was fantastic! It read like a novel, but it's autobiographical. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Grumblybear
I loved the cover of this book. I loved the idea of it. I loved and laughed my way through the first couple of chapters. Honestly from there, the book just went downhill. Read morePublished 1 month ago by TOM123
Weird, disgusting. A friend of mine who does not believe there is a God, bought this book because she knows our family, who are Mennonites. She gave me this book to read. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Tiana Martin
This is a good read that goes with her other book. Very funny. Good idea given on the Mennonite community.Published 2 months ago by SueHord
I liked her insights about how her childhood faith affected her adult life. I loved how she did this in a humorous way.Published 2 months ago by Mary