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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (5,253 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ira Wagler Narrator: Adam Verner Publisher: christianaudio.com Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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One fateful starless night, 17-year-old Ira Wagler got up at 2 AM, left a scribbled note under his pillow, packed all of his earthly belongings into in a little black duffel bag, and walked away from his home in the Amish settlement of Bloomfield, Iowa. Now, in this heartwarming memoir, Ira paints a vivid portrait of Amish life - from his childhood days on the family farm, his Rumspringa rite of passage at age 16, to his ultimate decision to leave the Amish Church for good at age 26.

Growing Up Amish is the true story of one man's quest to discover who he is and where he belongs. Readers will laugh, cry, and be inspired by this charming yet poignant coming of age story set amidst the backdrop of one of the most enigmatic cultures in America today - the Old Order Amish.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Ann | 2/19/2014

    " This was an interesting look at one mans struggle with a life journey in a life I am not familiar. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Lois | 2/10/2014

    " I read this book in one sitting, likely because I felt such compassion for Ira Wagler's dilemma. His courageous struggle to find his faith and his place in the world makes for a thought-provoking memoir. His simple, straight-forward style of sharing the story, with an uncanny ability to assess his feelings as events were unfolding, kept my attention from cover to cover. I found it genuine, touching and uplifting. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Pam | 1/15/2014

    " An interesting look inside Amish communities and the differences between them. Written in a very simple format, so a quick read. Worth the time to read it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Lori Atkinson | 1/12/2014

    " This book was written my my friend, Ira. I loved it and found it fascinating! "

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