American Dreams

By John Jakes; John Jakes (Afterword by)
(Signet Book, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780451197016, 560pp.)

Publication Date: June 11, 1999

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From America's master storyteller and writer of historical fiction comes the epicstory of the Crown family--first introduced in the New York Times bestsellerHomeland. As the second generation comes of age, the Crowns strive to find theirplace in a turbulent America which stands at the dawn of a new century. From thespeedways of Detroit to the unbridled glamour of a young Hollywood, to the daringheights of early aviation--theirs is a story of passion and adventure, glory, andambition, with all the wonder, promise, and splendor of...American Dreams.



About the Author
John Jakes (b. 1932), the author of more than a dozen novels, is regarded as one of today s most distinguished writers of historical fiction. His work includes the highly acclaimed Kent Family Chronicles series and the North and South Trilogy. Jakes s commitment to historical accuracy and evocative storytelling earned him the title of the godfather of historical novelists from the Los Angeles Times and led to a streak of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestsellers. Jakes has received several awards for his work and is a member of the Authors Guild and the PEN American Center. He and his wife, Rachel, live on the west coast of Florida.

John Jakes (b. 1932), the author of more than a dozen novels, is regarded as one of today s most distinguished writers of historical fiction. His work includes the highly acclaimed Kent Family Chronicles series and the North and South Trilogy. Jakes s commitment to historical accuracy and evocative storytelling earned him the title of the godfather of historical novelists from the Los Angeles Times and led to a streak of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestsellers. Jakes has received several awards for his work and is a member of the Authors Guild and the PEN American Center. He and his wife, Rachel, live on the west coast of Florida.
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