Biography & Autobiography

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    Upstairs the Peasants are Revolting
    More Family Life In A Farmhouse
    By Dorcas Smucker
    (Good Books)
    Get ready for another rollicking reading ride -- when you can't tell if the tears you suddenly find on your cheeks are from laughing or from crying. Dorcas Smucker once again writes so vividly about life with her six kids that you'll be convinced you have a place at their table, your own seat in their... [READ MORE]
    What a Life!
    A Memoir
    By Donald Jacobs
    (Good Books)
    Don Jacobs, exuberant, wise, and remarkably capable of regarding himself lightly, has written a memoir. Here he candidly explores how he simultaneously held the trust of conservative North American Mennonites and the respect of African Mennonites who chose him to be their first bishop. He writes openly... [READ MORE]
    House Calls and Hitching Posts
    Stories From Dr. Elton Lehman's Career Among The Amish
    By Dorcas Hoover
    (Good Books)
    Medical technology meets rural values of simplicity, home health remedies, and unwavering faith in divine providence when a country-boy-turned-country-doctor returns to his roots. House Calls and Hitching Posts is a sometimes humorous and often intimate account of Dr. Elton Lehman's 36 years practicing... [READ MORE]
    House Calls and Hitching Posts
    Stories from Dr. Elton Lehman's Career among the Amish
    With Dorcas Hoover
    (Good Books)
    Medical technology meets rural, Amish values of simplicity, home health remedies, and unwavering faith in divine providence when a country-boy-turned-country doctor returns to his roots in Ohio.Medical technology meets rural values of simplicity, home health remedies, and unwavering faith in divine providence... [READ MORE]
    Nightwatch: An Inquiry Into Solitude
    Alone On The Prairie With The Hutterites
    By Robert Rhodes
    (Good Books)
    What would compel a daily newspaper journalist, raised in an affluent family in the South, to abandon his career and embark on a spiritual odyssey that would take him, his wife, and young daughter to live among the Plain people of the prairies, the Hutterian Brethren? From 1995 to 2002, the author and... [READ MORE]
    of this earth
    A Mennonite Boyhood In The Boreal Forest
    By Rudy Wiebe
    (Good Books)
    Rudy Wiebe has written award-winning fiction for decades. He is recognized as one of Canada's finest literary treasures. Twice he has received Canada's most prestigious prize for fiction writing: The Governor-General's Award (equivalent to the Pulitzer Prize for fiction). Now comes new recognition for... [READ MORE]
    Wing-Beaten Air
    My Life And My Writing
    By Yorifumi Yaguchi
    (Good Books)
    Acclaimed Japanese poet Yorifumi Yaguchi has turned his writing attention to telling what he experienced as a child growing up on the island of Honshu in the late 1930s and '40s. When life became incomprehensible, Yaguchi put his experiences into poems. His audience grew beyond Japan—and included Robert... [READ MORE]
    Grief, Grace and Hope
    The Autobiography Of Pakisha K. Tshimika
    By Pakisha Tshimika
    (Good Books)
    Overcoming nearly insurmountable physical disabilities, as well as personal tragedies that would derail the lives of many people, Pakisa Tshimika has experienced a life that has inspired countless others along the way. After starting on a lengthy recovery following a devastating automobile accident,... [READ MORE]
    Jumping Into Empty Space
    A Reluctant Mennonite Businessman Serves In Paraguay's Presidential Cabinet
    By Ernst Bergen
    (Good Books)
    Ernst Bergen had good reason to say no when the President of his country asked him to join his cabinet. Massive corruption was considered the ordinary course of business in Paraguay and had driven it to near financial ruin. Bergen, at age 39, was among the most successful men in the country with not... [READ MORE]
    Entering the Wild
    Essays On Faith And Writing
    By Assorted
    (Good Books)
    Award-winning and beloved poet, Jean Janzen, has written her memoir. Although she writes here in prose, Janzen's poetic voice is unmistakably present. And so she takes the reader with her into the depth and texture of what she has experienced.... [READ MORE]
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