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I Am Hutterite

Mary-Ann Kirkby
I Am Hutterite
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I Am Hutterite

Mary-Ann Kirkby

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^A Fascinating journey into the heart and culture of a reclusive religious community. ^"I Am Hutterite" takes readers into the hidden heart of the little-known Hutterite colony in southern Manitoba where author Mary-Ann Kirkby spent her childhood. When she was ten years old her parents packed up their seven children and a handful of possessions and left the security of the colony to start a new life. Overnight they were thrust into a world they didn't understand, a world that did not understand them. ^Before she left the colony Mary-Ann had never tasted macaroni and cheese or ridden a bike. She had never heard of Walt Disney or rock-and-roll. She was forced to reinvent herself, denying her heritage to fit in with her peers. With great humor, Kirkby describes how she adapted to popular culture; and with raw honesty her family's deep sense of loss for their community. More than a history lesson, "I Am Hutterite" is a powerful tale of retracing steps and understanding how our begin

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^A Fascinating journey into the heart and culture of a reclusive religious community. ^"I Am Hutterite" takes readers into the hidden heart of the little-known Hutterite colony in southern Manitoba where author Mary-Ann Kirkby spent her childhood. When she was ten years old her parents packed up their seven children and a handful of possessions and left the security of the colony to start a new life. Overnight they were thrust into a world they didn't understand, a world that did not understand them. ^Before she left the colony Mary-Ann had never tasted macaroni and cheese or ridden a bike. She had never heard of Walt Disney or rock-and-roll. She was forced to reinvent herself, denying her heritage to fit in with her peers. With great humor, Kirkby describes how she adapted to popular culture; and with raw honesty her family's deep sense of loss for their community. More than a history lesson, "I Am Hutterite" is a powerful tale of retracing steps and understanding how our begin
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Mary-Ann Kirkby

Mary-Ann Kirkbynbsp;spent her childhood in a Hutterite colony in Canada. Without warning her parents uprooted their 7 children to begin a new life in the outside world. Mary-Ann's difficult transition into popular culture led her to an award-winning career in television as a gifted storyteller.

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  • Catalogue Code 300948
  • Product Code 9780849948107
  • ISBN 084994810X
  • EAN 9780849948107
  • Pages 272
  • Department General Books
  • Category Biography
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Thomas Nelson Publishers
  • Publication Date May 2010
  • Dimensions 219 x 146 x 25 mm
  • Weight 0.390kg

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