Saloma Furlong Discusses Her Memoir "Why I Left The Amish"

Friday May 11, 2012: 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm -- Downtown Library: Multi-Purpose Room

Author Saloma Furlong was born and raised in an Amish community in Ohio. Driven by her desire for freedom and more formal education, she broke away from her community -- not once, but twice. Her story was recently featured in February's PBS "American Experience" program, "The Amish."

Learn more about Furlong's Amish background and her decision to the leave the community as she visits the AADL to discuss her life and her memoir, "Why I Left the Amish." Books will be on sale and the event will include a book signing.


Cool! I'll be sure to read this interesting book.