Shady Grove by Janice Holt GilesShady Grove by Janice Holt Giles

Shady Grove

byJanice Holt Giles

Paperback | September 1, 2002

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Broke Neck, Kentucky, lies deep in Appalachia. Its people are descendents of the men and women who settled the country in Revolutionary War times, and their ways have not changed much in the past two hundred years. Shady Grove chronicles the riotous adventures and misadventures of Broke Neck's Fowler clan, among them Frony, the feisty and articulate widow who narrates the tale, and Sudley, a farmer whose hound dogs tree a visiting preacher.

Janice Holt Giles, a transplant to Appalachia, shows us the region's character through the story of a people who don't like to walk proud but will always stand by their own. Shady Grove, her last book of fiction about her adopted Kentucky homeland, is engaging not only as a cultural document, but also as a novel that makes us laugh and touches our hearts.

Long out of print, Shady Grove is available again for new and veteran readers of Janice Holt Giles.

Author Janice Holt Giles was born in Altus, Arkansas on March 28, 1905. She attended Little Rock Junior College and then the University of Arkansas. She married Otto Moore in 1923; they had one daughter together and divorced in 1939. She worked as a secretary for church congregations and in the field of religious education. She met Hen...
Title:Shady GroveFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9 × 6.38 × 0.81 inPublished:September 1, 2002Publisher:University Press Of KentuckyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0813190231

ISBN - 13:9780813190235

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