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The Resource Hester takes charge, Linda Byler

Hester takes charge, Linda Byler

Label
Hester takes charge
Title
Hester takes charge
Statement of responsibility
Linda Byler
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Hester, the Native American who was rescued as an infant by an Amish couple, now lives in downtown Lancaster, Pennsylvania. She shares a house with Bappie King, another Amish woman, living their independent lives in the fast-growing mid-18th-century city. Bappie runs a highly successful stand at the downtown farmers market; Hester is Bappie's assistant when she isn't out in the city nursing desperately sick children and their impoverished parents with her tinctures, teas, and rubs. And then one day, Noah comes back; Noah, the first child born to Hans and Kate Zug, the Amish couple who had welcomed Hester during their childless years. Both Hester and Noah are refugees from this Amish family gone awry
Member of
Summary
Refugees from their Amish family, Hester and Noah must decide if they can forgive their ill father for his misplaced love for Hester and his neglect of Noah, and Hester grapples with uncertainty about remarrying after her failed marriage to William
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10526861
Cataloging source
GIP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Byler, Linda
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Hester's hunt for home
Series volume
3
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adoption
  • Delaware Indians
  • Amish
  • Families
  • Pennsylvania
  • Adoption
  • Amish
  • Delaware Indians
  • Families
  • Pennsylvania
  • FICTION / Religious
Target audience
adult
Label
Hester takes charge, Linda Byler
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes glossary
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn957507001
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9781680991925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957507001
Label
Hester takes charge, Linda Byler
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes glossary
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn957507001
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9781680991925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957507001

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