By Rhoda Janzen

ISBN-10: 080508925X

ISBN-13: 9780805089257

ISBN-10: 0805092250

ISBN-13: 9780805092257

ISBN-10: 1598879073

ISBN-13: 9781598879070

A hilarious and relocating memoir—in the spirit of Anne Lamott and Nora Ephron—about a lady who returns domestic to her close-knit Mennonite relations after a private crisis

Not lengthy after Rhoda Janzen became 40, her international became the other way up. It was once undesirable sufficient that her outstanding husband of fifteen years left her for Bob, a man he met on Gay.com, yet that very same week a vehicle twist of fate left her with severe accidents. What was once a gal to do? Rhoda packed her luggage and went domestic. This wasn't simply any domestic, notwithstanding. This used to be a Mennonite domestic. whereas Rhoda had lengthy ventured out on her personal non secular direction, the conservative neighborhood welcomed her again with open hands and offbeat suggestion. (Rhoda's good-natured mom instructed she date her first cousin—he owned a tractor, see.) it's during this secure position that Rhoda can come to phrases along with her failed marriage; her hope, as a tender lady, to depart her sheltered global at the back of; and the alternatives that either freed and entrapped her.

Written with wry humor and enormous personality—and tackling religion, love, relations, and aging—Mennonite in a bit Black Dress is an immensely relocating memoir of therapeutic, guaranteed to contact somebody who has ever needed to glance homeward in an effort to movement ahead.

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