By John Jakes
(Signet, Mass Market Paperback, 9780451207333, 560pp.)
Publication Date: July 1, 2003
Charleston follows the lives, loves and shifting fortunes of the unforgettable Bell family from the American Revolution through the turbulent antebellum years to the savage defeat of the Confederacy-and represents America's premier storyteller at his very best.
John Jakes is the bestselling author of Charleston, the Kent Family Chronicles, the North and South trilogy, On Secret Service, California Gold, Homeland, and American Dreams. Descended from a soldier of the Virginia Continental Line who fought in the American Revolution, Jakes is one of today’s most distinguished authors of historical fiction.
"A great read...a family intrigue that stretches across sweeping historical events." -Charleston Post and Courier