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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (954 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Ann H. Gabhart Narrator: Renee Ertl Publisher: Oasis Audio, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Shaker Series Release Date:
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She thought she was content—until a love from the outside world turned hers upside down.

Gabrielle Hope and her mother joined the Harmony Hill Shaker community in 1807. The community promised stability and devotion that Gabrielle wholeheartedly embraced. But when a local doctor must be brought into Harmony Hill from the outside, he sets into motion a chain of events that will challenge Gabrielle’s loyalty to the Shakers. As she falls deeper into a forbidden love for this man of the world, Gabrielle must make a choice. Can she experience true happiness in this simple and chaste community? Or will she abandon her brothers and sisters for a life of the unknown?

Soulful and filled with romance, The Outsider lets you live within a bygone time among a unique and peculiar people. This tender and thought-provoking story will stay with you long after you finish the final chapter.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “An interesting…historical tale that explores the fascinating world of a religious Shaker community.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Offers a glimpse of a bygone era in which the Shakers lived together in chastity and faith.”

    Library Journal

  • “An amazing book about a group of people who…want to live their lives closer to God and keep outside influences at bay. Gabhart obviously did her research and gives life to a long-ago Shaker community.”

    RT Book Reviews (4 stars)

Listener Opinions

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Antiabecedarian | 2/18/2014

    " this is part of a series of books i collected in order to better understand my more perplexing male friends. wilson is an autodidact, so i relish what he proclaims. for the life of me, however, I can't remember any of it... and the outsider is yet another book i have not finished. besides, i am presently past wishing to understand the motives of the more aggravating male friends, who fit the mold. i did find it interesting that wilson follows his theories to its most extreme logical conclusion, the personality profiles of serial killers... which don't interest me at all; i prefer all the grey areas of human conditionings, in light of the extremes... "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Lachwhip | 2/11/2014

    " The most important philosophical book in my life bar none. Not sure how I can endorse this more fully. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Jamie | 2/7/2014

    " A pretty good analysis/overview of historical people suffering from existential issues. Wilson takes issues from several different people's lives and writing and puts it all together to classify those type of people who crop up in history every once in awhile who just don't fit in. It got a little dry in places, but I particularly liked the sections on Dostoevsky. If you're not already familiar with existentialist thought or writers/thinkers like Dostoevsky, Sartre, Hemmingway, Blake, Camus, etc., then this (text)book probably isn't for you. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Joseph | 1/13/2014

    " This book is great if you have read most of the books that the author discusses. However, if you have not, it is still a good study of the outsider in literature and why such a character has come to exist. "

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