WorldCat Identities

Giles, Janice Holt

Overview
Works: 65 works in 306 publications in 2 languages and 26,181 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Domestic fiction  Personal narratives  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3513.I4628, 813.54
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Hannah Fowler by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

16 editions published between 1956 and 1992 in English and held by 1,746 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
Johnny Osage by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

21 editions published between 1959 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against a background of the Osage-Cherokee wars this is the story of Johnny Fowler ... [who] runs a trading post and feels a sympathetic understanding for the Osage. His love for a young teacher is jeopardized when he avenges a Cherokee attack on an Osage village, determined to wipe out a force which has inflicted unspeakable violence on the Indians he knows and appreciates
The believers by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

22 editions published between 1956 and 1989 in English and held by 1,542 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
Miss Willie by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

24 editions published between 1941 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School teacher tries to reform the people of a Kentucky town. Preceded by "Enduring hills". Followed by "Tara's healing."
Tara's healing by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

15 editions published between 1951 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,508 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 )

16 editions published between 1953 and 1987 in English and held by 1,307 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 1,093 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 )

15 editions published between 1954 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,002 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 969 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 )

8 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 945 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 921 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 )

10 editions published between 1961 and 1977 in English and French and held by 918 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 898 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
Wellspring by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 885 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eighteen short stories, reminiscences, and social commentaries are related to the novelist-historian's works or to a particular time of her life in Oklahoma and Kentucky."--NoveList
Run me a river by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

10 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 799 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
The great adventure; a novel by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1976 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel of the Rocky Mountain fur trade
The enduring hills by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hod Pierce differs from his simple, moral family on Piney Ridge only in that he is endowed with ambition. His longing to see and make his mark on the world eventually causes him to enlist in the army and escape from thehills. While in service he meets Mary, a young school teacher from Louisville, and they are married at the end of the war. Mary is understanding but shocked when she meets his family in their primitive home
Around our house by Henry Giles( Book )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 596 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 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hill man by Janice Holt Giles( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling, unromanticized portrayal of poor, rural Kentucky men
 
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The believers
Alternative Names
Garth, John 1905-1979

Holt, Janice Meredith

Janice Holt Giles American writer

Moore, Janice Holt

Languages
English (239)

French (5)

Covers
The believersMiss WillieTara's healingThe KentuckiansThe plum thicketThe land beyond the mountainsShady Grove : a novelWellspring