From his left pocket Lon took a well-thumbed book. Sledge Greenglass, whose given name was Philo, worked his gold-plated toothpick in a crevice in his teeth.
From his left pocket Lon took a well-thumbed book. Where Lon was fair and broad-shouldered, but otherwise slight, Sledge was taller, heavier, with curly black hair and perhaps an Italian or Greek ancestor.
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. Библиографические данные. On Secret Service: A Novel Dutton book.
On secret service : a novel. On secret service : a novel. by. Jakes, John, 1932-. inlibrary; printdisabled; ; americana.
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FREE shipping on qualifying offers. From the New York Times –bestselling author of North and South : The first in a saga about a German immigrant and his family’s rise in 20th-century America. The tide of the twentieth century is rising upon the world.
1 The Kent Family Chronicles. On Secret Service (2000). FantasticFiction - bibliography and book covers.
John William Jakes (1932-03-31) March 31, 1932 (age 87) Chicago, Illinois, United States. 1 The Kent Family Chronicles. 2 The North and South trilogy. Savannah or a Gift for Mr. Lincoln (2004).
On Secret Service book. John Jakes is to historical American fiction what Stephen King is to horror: a one-man industry
On Secret Service book. John Jakes is to historical American fiction what Stephen King is to horror: a one-man industry. Jakes, the author of over 60 books, including the eight-part Kent Family Chronicles, the North and South Trilogy, and innumerable short stories of the American West, returns to his well-trod Civil War stomping grounds in the engrossing On Secret Service. The story of a war John Jakes is to historical American fiction what Stephen King is to horror: a one-man industry.
Never been anything like it. I told you about it. Sledge’s lapse was forgivable. Below the bluff in the York River, a steam tug towed a Navy coal barge fitted with a flat deck, deckhouses forward and balloon inflation equipment aft. Secured above the deck by mooring lines, one of Lowe’s India silk balloons floated.
The Kents’ saga expands as its first heroine takes center stage in the relentless struggle to build the family dynasty. Opening twenty-two years after the events of The Seekers, John Jakes’s fourth Kent Family novel spans the blood-soaked era of America’s relentless expansion into the West. Amanda Kent, daughter of Gilbert Kent and Harriet Lebow, is one of the few women to escape the massacre at the Battle of the Alamo.
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There are two John Jakes novels included in this Humble Book Bundle-plus 19 more authors. John Jakes is behind some of the most beloved American family sagas, in addition to sword and sorcery tales. Sixty four titles in total-you pick your books, you pay what you want! Read on any device. Humble Book Bundle: Bundle of Bundles by Open Road Media. 4 October at 09:00 ·. earlybirdbooks. Learn more about seven of his essential books! See all. Videos. John Jakes talks Sword and Sorcery books.