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The Bastard (The Kent Family Chronicles Book 1) by [John Jakes]
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“John Jakes is the best historical novelist of our time.” —Patricia Cornwell
 
“At the very heart of every Jakes saga is a story that throbs to the beat of history.” —The Plain Dealer

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“John Jakes is the best historical novelist of our time.” —Patricia Cornwell

“At the very heart of every Jakes saga is a story that throbs to the beat of history.” —The Plain Dealer

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B008E6KV42
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Open Road Media (July 10, 2012)
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ July 10, 2012
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 6996 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 542 pages
  • Lending ‏ : ‎ Enabled
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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.

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