Doctor Frau: A Woman Doctor Among the Amish

Doctor Frau A Woman Doctor Among the Amish With poignancy and humor Grace Kaiser details a part of rural America that few people ever see or understand the life and land of the Amish and Mennonites of Lancaster County Pennsylvania where she

  • Title: Doctor Frau: A Woman Doctor Among the Amish
  • Author: Grace H. Kaiser
  • ISBN: 9780934672719
  • Page: 433
  • Format: Paperback
  • With poignancy and humor, Grace Kaiser details a part of rural America that few people ever see or understand the life and land of the Amish and Mennonites of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where she spent 28 years as a family doctor.

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    1. If you are interested in finding out something new about other peoples’ religions and their way of life, “A women doctor among the Amish” is a good book for you! It is written by Grace Kaiser a family doctor from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, where the plot of the book is set. Not many people could be part of Old Order Amish and Mennonites life, but she as “Dr. Frau” spent lots of time with them. We receive first hand information. This is not only book where you can find out about Am [...]

    2. I found this book to read because I live in an area where is near the Amish and Mennonite people. Reading with great interest, I gain much more information about the details of Amish. Grace Kaiser, the author of this book, spent around twenty-eight years in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania where the story was set in. She treated Amish and Mennonite patients and delivered their children, known as “Dr.Frau”. The whole story adheres to the emotions of people from the birth of the new children and [...]

    3. A female doctor shares some favorite memories of attending homebirths in Amish country. Childbirth is sort of a passion of mine, so I found it interesting. This was an enjoyable, easy read. Nothing earth shattering, but very endearing.

    4. I came across this somewhere many years ago, and I loved it. Have read it many times since, will probably read it again some time.

    5. One reason I liked this quick read was because I know the area so well. Interesting stories of a small town "country" doctor.

    6. This is one of my favorite books. I read it every couple of years. I like the insight into the Amish way of life combined with the insight into being a female country doctor in the 50s and 60s.

    7. Better than Midwives. She didn't say much about how the non-Amish interacted with the Amish, other than the tourists. Simply written.

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