Anna's crossing Paperback
An Amish beginnings novel
by Suzanne Woods Fisher;
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On a hot day in 1737 in Rotterdam, Anna Konig reluctantly sets foot on the Charming Nancy, a merchant ship that will carry her and her fellow Amish believers across the Atlantic to start a new life. As the only one in her community who can speak English, she feels compelled to go. But Anna is determined to complete this journey and return home--assuming she survives. She's heard horrific tales of ocean crossings and worse ones of what lay ahead in the New World. But fearfulness is something Anna has never known.
Ship's carpenter Bairn resents the somber people--dubbed Peculiars by the deckhands--who fill the lower deck of the Charming Nancy. All Bairn wants to do is to put his lonely past behind him, but that irksome and lovely lass Anna and her people keep intruding on him.
Delays, storms, illness, and diminishing provisions test the mettle and patience of everyone on board. When Anna is caught in a life-threatening situation, Bairn makes a discovery that shakes his entire foundation. But has the revelation come too late?
Bestselling author Suzanne Woods Fisher invites you back to the beginning of Amish life in America with this fascinating glimpse into the first ocean crossing--and the lives of two intrepid people who braved it.
Anna's crossing by Suzanne Woods Fisher was published by Fleming H. Revell Company in April 2015 and is our 40266th best seller. The ISBN for Anna's crossing is 9780800723194.
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Details for Anna's crossing
|Page last updated||2nd October 2015|
|Author / Artist||Suzanne Woods Fisher|
|Book Format||Paperback / softback|
|Publisher||Fleming H. Revell Company (April 2015)|
|Number of Pages||336|