Charleston

Charleston

By John Jakes

Signet Book, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780451207333, 532pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2003

Description
"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.


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.


Praise For Charleston

"A great read...a family intrigue that stretches across sweeping historical events." -Charleston Post and Courier