North and South

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North and South

By John Jakes

New American Library, Paperback, 9780451235985, 816pp.

Publication Date: May 3, 2011

Part one of the #1"New""""York Times" bestselling North and South Trilogy the Civil War saga that inspired the classic television miniseries "North and South "with over five million copies sold
An entertaining authentic dramatization of American history. "The New York Times"
From master storyteller John Jakes comes the epic story of two families the Hazards and the Mains. Separated by vastly different ways of life, joined by the unbreakable bonds of true friendship, and torn asunder by a country on the brink of a bloody conflict that will irrevocably change them all

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.