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Jezeriah and the Effrom Sands
Jezeriah, a simple Amish teen, works a summer on the last paddleboat to sail on the Susquehanna River in the Clinton County area in Pennsylvania. The year is 1934 and he is in for adventures and... More > culture shock that he is able to handle. A storm, a trip to a Western Saloon, and a visit from a ghost couple who wants revenge. How will Jezeriah adapt to all these new experiences? You are only reading the first part of the story too. Look for another story with this character. J.S. Horn - coming soon...Amish Bedtime Stories by J.S. Horn.< Less
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This is the story of George Merrick. He operated a steamboat on the Mississippi river from 1854-1863. it is his personal account and is written in the first person.
A fascinating look at what it was... More > like living on the Mississippi in the mid-nineteenth century.< Less