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Giardina, Denise 1951-

Overview
Works: 31 works in 85 publications in 2 languages and 5,735 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Animal films  Children's films  Television series  Nature television programs  Historical television programs 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3557.I136, 813.54
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Publications about Denise Giardina
Publications by Denise Giardina
Most widely held works by Denise Giardina
Storming heaven : a novel by Denise Giardina( Book )
13 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 1,298 libraries worldwide
Based on a real incident involving 10,000 coal miners and a division of the U.S. Army, in the Battle of Blair Mountain in 1921
Emily's ghost : a novel by Denise Giardina( Book )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 916 libraries worldwide
Emily Brontë refuses to bow to the conventions of her day. She is distrustful of marriage, prefers freedom above all else, and walks alone at night on the moors above the isolated rural village of Haworth. But Emily's life, along with the rest of the Brontë family, is turned upside down with the arrival of an idealistic clergyman named Willam Weightman. An improbable friendship between Weightman and Emily develops into something deeper, and when tragedy strikes, the relationship continues
Saints and villains : a novel by Denise Giardina( Book )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1999 in English and held by 853 libraries worldwide
A Protestant minister stands up to the Nazis and pays with his life. The hero is the real-life Pastor Dietrich Bonhoeffer, executed in 1945 for participating in a plot to kill Hitler. The novel describes his youth, his seminary studies in America and his opposition to the Nazis, against whom he did not hesitate to speak out. By the author of The Unquiet Earth
The unquiet earth : a novel by Denise Giardina( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 686 libraries worldwide
With the narrative sweep and power of an American epic, Giardina's new novel is the saga of an Appalachian mining community, Blackberry Creek, West Virginia, and its fight to survive disaster, oppression, and neglect. Spanning the period from the 1930s to the present, the novel builds to a shattering climax
Good King Harry by Denise Giardina( Book )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 574 libraries worldwide
Harry of Monmouth, known to Shakespeare as Prince Hal and then as Henry V, tells the story of his life in this novel that traces his life from boyhood to his youth, when he falls in love with a peasant girl, to his reign as king including the battle of Agincourt and conquest of France, to his old age
Fallam's secret by Denise Giardina( Book )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in German and English and held by 456 libraries worldwide
Following a strange note left to her by her late uncle, Lydde finds herself transported back to England in 1657, where the ruling Puritans have outlawed all forms of entertainment and where falls in love with a bandit named Raven
Appalachia a history of mountains and people ( visu )
4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 442 libraries worldwide
Explores the intersection of natural history and human history in the Appalachian Mountain region
The mine wars ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
At the beginning of the 20th century, coal was the engine of American industrial progress. Nearly three quarters of a million men across the country spent ten or twelve hours a day underground in coal mines. The Mine Wars brings to life the struggle that turned the coalfields of southern West Virginia into a blood-soaked war zone where basic constitutional rights and freedoms were violently contested
Saints and villains : a novel by Denise Giardina( file )
7 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
Here is the imaginative reconstruction of the life of a Nazi resister, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, witnessing racism, leading a breakaway church in Germany as the Nazis rise to power, entering a dangerous liaison with a Jewish woman, undertaking perilous clandestine meetings abroad under cover of official church and intelligence business, and living the dark night of the soul in prison after the plotters fail
The Appalachians ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The third segment in a 3-part series exploring the political, economic, musical, and spiritual history of the Appalachian region. Part 3 examines the 20th century history of Appalachia through the prisms of economic hardship, spiritual perseverance, the region's rich musical heritage and the rise of modern country music by way of radio and phonograph. It also highlights the resonance of long-standing church traditions and documents the Appalachian experience in connection with major historical events : the Great depression, the New Deal, The WPA, the Tennessee Valley Authority, stip mining, the migration of mountain people to the mid-West and LBJ's war on poverty
The Appalachians ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The second segment in a 3-part series exploring the political, economic, musical, and spiritual history of the Appalachian region. Part 2 opens with the forced exodus of the Cherokee, followed by examination of Appalachia's role in the racial and ideological tensions leading up to the Civil War. Discussions of race and class-related strife, including the Hatfield-McCoy Feud, are linked with the arrival of railroad, lumber and mining interests in the region -- culminating with the Coal Wars, accompanied by authentic folk songs from the period
Die Rose von Lancaster : Roman by Denise Giardina( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in German and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Appalachia a history of mountains and people: time and terrain ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The entire series explores the intersection of natural history and human history in the Appalachian Mountain region. In this first disc, the origins of the Appalachian Mountains are discussed, along with the evolution of the forest ecosystem and the arrival of Native Americans and the early invasion by the Europeans, ending with the 1730 treaty between the Cherokee Nation and England's King George II
Embroidery by Denise Giardina( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A gift horse ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
As repentance for his sins, a man gives a stranger in need a few dollars. The stranger ends up with the winning lottery ticket, gives an endowment to the symphony in his father's name, and other charitable donations that impacts the community
An evening with Denise Giardina by Denise Giardina( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Denise Giardina discusses and reads from her latest novel Saints and Villains which is based on the life of Dietrich Bonhoeffer
 
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Alternative Names
Denise Giardina American writer
Denise Giardina Amerikaans romanschrijfster
Languages
English (76)
German (6)
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