Janice Holt Giles


Born
in Altus, Arkansas, The United States
March 28, 1905

Died
June 01, 1979

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Janice Holt Giles was an American writer best known for her series of pseudo historical novels focusing on life on the American frontier, particularly within Kentucky.

Average rating: 4.15 · 2,593 ratings · 325 reviews · 31 distinct worksSimilar authors
Hannah Fowler (Kentuckians,...

4.33 avg rating — 505 ratings — published 1956 — 9 editions
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The Believers (Kentuckians,...

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4.22 avg rating — 355 ratings — published 1957 — 14 editions
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The Kentuckians (Kentuckian...

4.15 avg rating — 227 ratings — published 1953 — 8 editions
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Miss Willie

4.17 avg rating — 208 ratings — published 1951 — 8 editions
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The Enduring Hills

4.26 avg rating — 189 ratings — published 1950 — 11 editions
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40 Acres and No Mule

4.21 avg rating — 163 ratings — published 1967 — 4 editions
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Tara's Healing

4.14 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 1951 — 7 editions
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Johnny Osage (Kentuckians, #5)

3.97 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 1960 — 8 editions
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Savanna

3.86 avg rating — 76 ratings — published 1972 — 5 editions
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The Land Beyond the Mountai...

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4.13 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 1959 — 7 editions
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The Kentuckians Hannah Fowler The Land Beyond the Mountains The Believers Johnny Osage
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“It came over me, then, that any woman who ever loves more than one man must carry forever with her, in her heart, a ghost. There is no new thing for her to learn. It has all been done before.”
Janice Holt Giles, The Believers

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