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Janice Holt Giles

a writer"s life

by Dianne Watkins Stuart

  • 93 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by University Press of Kentucky in Lexington, Ky .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kentucky
    • Subjects:
    • Giles, Janice Holt.,
    • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Biography.,
    • Kentucky -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDianne Watkins Stuart.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3513.I4628 Z88 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 261 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages261
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL369469M
      ISBN 100813120950
      LC Control Number98030125

      Book Description: In , at the age of 41, Janice Holt Giles wrote her first novel. Although it took her only three months to complete the first draft, working at night so as not to conflict with her secretarial job, it was another four years beforeThe Enduring Hillswas years later, when her sixth novel appeared, Janice Holt Giles's works had accumulated sales of nearly two. View the Complete Janice Holt Giles Book List FictionDB is committed to providing the best possible fiction reference information. If you have any issues with the site, please don't hesitate to contact : Janice Holt Giles.

      Janice Holt Giles's Featured Books Hannah Fowler. Buy from $ 40 Acres and No Mule. Buy from $ The Kentuckians. Buy from $ Tara's Healing. Buy from $ The Damned Engineers. Buy from $ The Believers. Buy from $ The Land Beyond the Mountains. Buy from $ Shady Grove. Buy from $ Miss Willie. Buy from $ Get this from a library! Janice Holt Giles: a writer's life. [Dianne Watkins Stuart] -- In , at the age of 41, Janice Holt Giles wrote her first novel. Thee years later, when her sixth novel appeared, Janice Holt Giles's works had accumulated sales of nearly two million copies.

      Three years later, when her sixth novel appeared, Janice Holt Giles's works had accumulated sales of nearly two million copies. Between and she wrote twenty-four books, most of which were bestsellers, regularly reviewed in the New York Times, and selected for inclusion in popular book clubs. Her picture held pride of place in her. Janice Holt Giles was a popular and prolific autobiographer and author of historical fiction, much of which addresses themes relating to the rural Appalachian foothills of south-central Kentucky, her adopted home state. Although never quite achieving the stature of literary contemporaries such as Marjorie Rawlings, Jesse Stuart, or Eudora Welty, she was, nevertheless, an accomplished and.


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