A true masterpiece from John Jakes. The book begins in the early 1900's and goes to the end of the first world war, a 20 year timeline. These were the times that the romantic at heart loves to daydream about. A drastically changing world is taking place. New technologies emerging with the invention of the auto, machine gun, films and aircraft.
The main character is a young women Fritzi Crown who has dreams and aspirations of moving to New York City t... Love and War (North and South Book 2)
Love and War is the second book of the John Jakes, North and South series. The book begins on the onset of the American Civil War.The focus of the book is about two families the Hazards from the North, and the Mains from the South.
The Mains are from South Carolina and we get more involved with this families characters with Orry's cousin Charles. The Hazards who are from the industrial North, we also get more introduced to the younger Billy Hazard. Th... North and South Trilogy Part 1
The story is about two main families the Hazards and the Mains. One family is from the North the other from a plantation in the South. The book starts around the time of the 1840s when the US was just starting to rethink its stance on slavery.
The the two main characters Orry and George meet at West Point military academy and form a strong friendship. Over time their friendships will be tested from their completely different ways of life. Orry a Souther... Savannah
Sherman's march to Savannah Georgia in the winter of 1864 is all but devastating, but certain people can bring out the best in a bad situation. The year is 1864 and General Sherman's army is on his grand campaign “The March to the Sea”, where his army is living off the land and destroying everything in it's path. Savannah is the jewel of the South and the city is all but defenseless since the Battle of Atlanta nearly decimated the remanding Confederate f...
This is the first book in the series by John Jakes called The Kent Family Chronicles. The main charterer of the book is Phillippe Charbanneau, he is an illegitimate son of a Duke in England and will travel there to search for his family. While in England he discovers that he is entitled to his father fortune since he is the rightful son of a wealthy Duke. The other children of the Duke discover this and hatch a plot to get rid of him and his mother Marie... The Rebels
The Rebels is the second book in the series by John Jakes, Kent Family Chronicles. The main charterer is Philip Kent a young man in his 20s.
The time-frame of the book is from the Declaration of Independence 1776- the low water mark of the American Revolution, Valley Forge. This book is more focused on the war. John Jakes describes in detail the horrific conditions that colonial soldier Phillip has to face during the winter encampment at Valley Forge...