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North and South - John Jakes
North and South
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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...
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...
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780451200815 (0451200810)
ASIN: 451200810
Publisher: Signet
Pages no: 812
Edition language: English
Series: North and South (#1)
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Book Thoughts rated it
4.0 Review of North and South by John Jakes
I had heard great things about John Jakes but for whatever reason, I had not read one of his books before. Epic historical fiction is usually right up my alley, and I enjoyed this first book of the famous North/South trilogy. I don't know if this is the best comparison, but this book reminded me o...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.5 North and South by John Jakes
bookshelves: autumn-2015, us-south-carolina, north-americas, published-1982, historical-fiction, civil-war-american, film-only, epic-proportions, war, slaves, military-manoeuvres, casual-violence, love, cotton-plantations, eng-county-durham-durham Read from October 31 to November 01, 2015 Descr...
Barb's Books
Barb's Books rated it
5.0 North and South (North and South Trilogy Part One)
Loved it so much! I am glad that I bought all 3 books in the series at once so I'll surely be able to read the next 2. Really makes me want to watch the mini-series again. I totally love the characters, even the ones I love to hate, Virgilia, Justin, Bent lol =)
misfitandmom
misfitandmom rated it
North and South is the tale of two families, the Hazards of Pennsylvania and the Mains of South Carolina. Orry Main and George Hazard meet in their first year at West Point Academy and begin a life-long friendship - although that friendship will be sorely tempted as the debate over the rights to own...
Woman Reading
Woman Reading rated it
3.0 North and South (North and South Trilogy #1)
I thought it was really good. It was obviously written by a man and a lot more time was spent on history and action and not as much on character relationships but that would be my only criticism. On the other hand, Orry and George had a wonderful friendship and it was nice that this felt like the ...
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