The Kent Family Chronicles (also known as The American Bicentennial Series) is a series of eight novels by John Jakes written to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of the United States.
The Kent Family Chronicles (also known as The American Bicentennial Series) is a series of eight novels by John Jakes written to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence of the United States. The books became best sellers, with no novel in the series selling fewer than . million copies. With The Rebels, The Seekers, and The Furies, Jakes became the first author to have three books on the New York Times bestseller list in a single year, 1975.
The Seekers is a historical novel written by John Jakes and originally published in 1975. It is book three in a series known as the Kent Family Chronicles or the American Bicentennial Series. The novel mixes fictional characters with historical events and figures, as it narrates the story of the United States of America from 1794 through 1814. In 1979, the novel was made into a television film by Operation Prime Time and premiered on HBO on July 8, 1979, The Seekers.
The Kent Family Chronicles (Book Three). For my daughter Ellen. TOWARD THE END OF this, the third novel of The Kent Family Chronicles, you’ll encounter an amoral character named Elphinstone, attorney for the wicked Hamilton Stovall. When the novel went before the camera as a miniseries at Universal Studios, I visited the set for a few days.
John jakes series: The Kent Family Chronicles. Only expert storyteller John Jakes could craft such a gripping finale to this beloved family saga, bringing the Kents’ drama-and the nineteenth century in America-to its riveting conclusion. This ebook features an illustrated biography of John Jakes including rare images from the author’s personal collection.
The Kent Family Chronicles continue as Abraham Kent seeks to build a . .This novel details the lives of Philip’s sons and their children, particularly in regards to their westward movement as the country expands.
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. Series: Kent Family Chronicles (Book 3).
Continuing the saga of the Kent family, John Jakes turns his masterful eye to the settlement of the untamed American . Furthering his reign as the living master of American historical fiction, Jakes unfurls the epic of The Seekers.
Continuing the saga of the Kent family, John Jakes turns his masterful eye to the settlement of the untamed American West. Abraham Kent, the son of Philip Kent and Anne Ware, fought valiantly on the frontier, only to return home to Boston and a life he doesn’t want. Determined not to live in his father’s shadow, Abraham and his young bride join the wave of pioneers carving out farms in the turbulent, dangerous West. Historical Fiction Sagas.
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The Kent Family chronicles. by. Jakes, John, 1932-. New York : Avenel Books : Distributed by Crown Publishers. Kent family (Fictitious characters), Historical fiction, American, Domestic fiction, American. urn:acs6:ke:pdf:e0f-4bf70ab2d032 urn:acs6:ke:epub:ad5-384b1b7edafd urn:oclc:record:1035918437. University of Alberta Libraries.
The Seekers is the 3rd Volume of the John Jakes series the Kent Family Chronicles. In this book, they further introduce Phillip Kent's three children, and further his grandchildren. As in all Jakes' books you are traveling with the family through important events in history. To fully understand this book you have to have first read the first and second books of the Kent Family Chronicles. As always he introduces the characters fantastically