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The Outcast was my first introduction to Old Order Mennonite culture. Jolina Petersheim’s riveting portrait of life behind this curious and oft times mysterious world captivated me from the first word and left me breathless for more. Do yourself a favor and place The Outcast at the top of your reading list.
Lisa Patton, Bestselling Author of Whistlin' Dixie in a Nor'easter

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