Free Book of the Month: June

The calendar has flipped, and June 1st is here bringing with it a new Free Book of the Month from UPK! This month, delve into the writings of one of Kentucky’s most beloved authors, Janice Holt Giles.

The last book Giles published before her death in 1979, Wellspring brings together Giles’s fiction, nonfiction, autobiography, and fictionalized autobiography to reveal a behind-the-scenes look at her life, her family, her love for her adopted state of Kentucky and its people, her politics, her favorite authors, her thoughts on writing, and her views of her own work.

“Any writer who makes her readers laugh, cry, wring their hands, question their own ingrained attitudes and stay up all night so as not to have to leave the world she draws them into, has accomplished what she set out to do, and Giles admirably succeeds.”–Lexington Herald-Leader

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Please limit one per customer, while supplies last, offer expires July 1, 2011open to U.S. residents only

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The University Press of Kentucky has a dual mission—the publication of books of high scholarly merit in a variety of fields for a largely academic audience and the publication of books about the history and culture of Kentucky, the Ohio Valley region, the Upper South, and Appalachia. The Press is the statewide mandated nonprofit scholarly publisher for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, operated as an agency of the University of Kentucky and serving all state institutions of higher learning, plus five private colleges and Kentucky's two major historical societies.

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