Book: Prodigal by Willard Carpenter
categories: Book, Christian, Love Story, Fiction, Horses, Mystery, Buggies, Read, Inspirational Romance, Amish
Willard Carpenter about this book: Where does an 18-year-old Amish boy go when he 'jumps the fence' during his rumspringa? What does he become? Who is he when he returns? Prodigal, is about a young Amish teenager who leaves the Amish community to pursue an education and finds himself, in a unique career, abhorrent to the Amish. His father dying, he returns home 25 years later. Clues involving secrets to his past begin to emerge.
Those who are intrigued about the Amish and their way of life as well as those who like Amish Romance novels will find Prodigal a breath of fresh air and completely out of the box for Amish novels.
If you want a real take on who the Amish are and how and what they speak then Prodigal is you r book. The Amish do not speak Pennsylvania Dutch though is called that. The primary language until about the age of 5 is German (High German). Then they learn English.
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