WorldCat Identities

Giles, Janice Holt

Overview
Works: 74 works in 373 publications in 2 languages and 26,802 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Historical fiction  Biography  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Domestic fiction  Religious fiction  Psychological fiction  Records and correspondence  Pastoral fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3513.I4628, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Janice Holt Giles
 
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Hannah Fowler by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

16 editions published between 1956 and 1992 in English and held by 1,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah Moore, having lost her father on a trip to Kentucky frontier, marries Tice Fowler, and together they share in the struggles and hard won triumphs of the Kentucky wilderness
The believers by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

25 editions published between 1956 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rebecca Fowler follows her husband to a Shaker colony in early 19th-century Kentucky. A portrayal of the Shaker way of life
The enduring hills by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

24 editions published between 1950 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two people prefer the simple life of the Kentucky mountains to city life. Followed by "Miss Willie" and "Tara's healing."
Miss Willie by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

27 editions published between 1941 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,466 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a kindly woman who moves to the Kentucky hills in the late 1940s to teach in a one-room schoolhouse. At first she tries to change the rustic habits of the stubborn and proud Appalachian people. But eventually she comes to appreciate the dignity of their customs and finds fulfillment in their way of life
Tara's healing by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

16 editions published between 1951 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disilusioned doctor comes to Piney Ridge and learns of the healing power of kindness
The Kentuckians by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

17 editions published between 1953 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of America's first real frontiersmen as they carved their farms from the primeval forest, and of one man's love for the wide of his enemy
Voyage to Santa Fe by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

13 editions published between 1962 and 1978 in English and French and held by 1,049 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dangerous journey by mule wagon train across the plains from Arkansas Territory in the spring of 1823 tests the marriage of "Johnny Osage" and Judith, his young wife and gentle New England girl
The plum thicket by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

19 editions published between 1954 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retrospective novel about a happy summer in childhood, which points up the fact that we are often unaware of how fast time is running out until it is too late
The damned engineers by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

10 editions published between 1970 and 1985 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How one battalion of Combat Engineers stalled Hitler's offensive in the Battle of the Bulge"--Jacket subtitle
Six-horse hitch; a novel by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Joe Fowler, 19, becomes a stagecoach reinsman in 1859 and drives the Overland Stage west for 10 years before the railroad arrives in this sequel to Shady Grove
The land beyond the mountains by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

14 editions published between 1958 and 1995 in English and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of General James Wilkinson and his conspiracy to separate Kentucky from the newly formed United States and to set up his own empire
Savanna by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

11 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A girl of the Arkansas Territory, widowed at 19, faces life alone on the rough frontier, determined to show herself the equal of any man
Shady Grove : a novel by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the sequel to The Great Adventure, in Broke Neck, Kentucky, the Appalachian natives disapprove of denominations and believe the minister ought to live without pay in the mid-20th century
Run me a river by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

13 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventures of a young steamboat captain and his passengers on the Green River, Kentucky, when Confederate and Union armies were beginning to clash
Around our house by Henry Giles( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The G.I. journal of Sergeant Giles by Henry Giles( Book )

6 editions published between 1965 and 1988 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Act of contrition by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story focuses on the intimate relationship between Regina, a widow, and Michael, a young doctor whose wife left him for another man. Having found happiness in one another, they desire nothing more than to be together. Yet in the eyes of the Catholic Church, Michael is not free to divorce his wife and marry Regina. In an emotional climax Regina must decide if she loves Michael enough to give him up or if she'll force him to chose between her and his God
Hill man by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling, unromanticized portrayal of poor, rural Kentucky men
Hello, Janice : the wartime letters of Henry Giles by Henry Giles( Book )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The novels of Janice Holt Giles grew in part from her marriage to Kentuckian Henry Giles. That union and the couple's settling near Henry's boyhood home in Kentucky provided the source and inspiration for Janice's earliest books and influenced much of her later writing. Hello, Janice tells the story of how their marriage came about
The great adventure by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

10 editions published between 1966 and 1976 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of the Rocky Mountain fur trade
 
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The believers
Alternative Names
Garth, John 1905-1979

Holt, Janice Meredith

Janice Holt Giles American writer

Janice Holt Giles Amerikaans romanschrijfster (1905-1979)

Janice Holt Giles escritora estadounidense

Moore, Janice Holt

Languages
English (264)

French (6)

Covers
The believersThe enduring hillsMiss WillieTara's healingThe KentuckiansThe plum thicketThe land beyond the mountainsShady Grove : a novel