North and South

North and South

By John Jakes

New American Library, Paperback, 9780451235985, 816pp.

Publication Date: May 3, 2011

Description
The bestselling saga that has sold more than 5 million copies.

The books that inspired the smash-hit television miniseries.

Beautifully repackaged for the Dutton hardcover release of On Secret Service--John Jakes's long-awaited return to the Civil War years...



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.