About the Author
Dr. Milo Yoder Jr. grew up in an Amish family as the youngest of nine children. Despite Amish tradition, Yoder continued his education and went on to finish high school and higher education. He has since become a doctor in psychoanalysis and maintained a private practice for fifty years.
Yoder took part in the television documentary, The Amish: Not to Be Modern. Afterward, he decided to write this fictionalized memoir as a reflection of his youth and his journey toward leaving the Amish group in pursuit of higher education and his own life path.