The Resource The tinderbox, Beverly Lewis

The tinderbox, Beverly Lewis

Label
The tinderbox
Title
The tinderbox
Statement of responsibility
Beverly Lewis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "When Sylvia Miller finds an old tinderbox of her father's, her curiosity is piqued. Shocked by the secrets it holds, Sylvia confronts her father. The truth about the tinderbox will forever change not only her own life, but also that of her family and her Amish community"--
  • The day before her parents' twentieth wedding anniversary Sylvia Miller stumbles across the key to the old brass tinderbox her father, Earnest, keeps in his Lancaster County watch repair shop. Inside is a secret from his life as an Englisher; when she confronts him, Earnest admits that he is not fit to be a member of the Hickory Hollow Amish church. He confesses his secret to Rhoda, his wife, and Sylvia, but when word of Earnest's deceit reaches others in the community the truth pits Amish neighbors against one another, threatens to dry up Earnest's livelihood-- and to break up Sylvia's engagement to the preacher's grandson. -- adapted from back cover and perusal of book
Summary
"When Sylvia Miller finds the key to an old tinderbox of her father's, her curiosity is piqued. Shocked by the secrets it holds, Sylvia confronts her father. The truth about the tinderbox will forever change not only her own life, but also that of her family and her Amish community"--
Theme
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
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10765891
Cataloging source
DLC
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1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lewis, Beverly
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Amish
  • Secrecy
  • Family secrets
  • Lancaster County (Pa.)
Target audience
adult
Label
The tinderbox, Beverly Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9780764233098
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2018053460
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1039345385
Label
The tinderbox, Beverly Lewis
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
306 pages
Isbn
9780764233098
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2018053460
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1039345385

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