The Lawless

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 1986 - Fiction - 800 pages
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Postwar prosperity and ruin transform a nation -- and a family, in Volume VII of the Kent Family Chronicles. John Jakes's epic adventure of the proud, passionate men and women who made America continues...

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Review: The Lawless (Kent Family Chronicles #7)

User Review  - Marina - Goodreads

I can't get enough of John Jakes. It got to the point where I just bought all his books and am reading them one after another. The Kent Family series is well-written and historically accurate. I think I'll make my kids read these when they're in high school. Read full review

Review: The Lawless (Kent Family Chronicles #7)

User Review  - Glen R. - Goodreads

This is mostly the story of Gideon Kent and Julia. It deals with women's suffrage, the robber barons, and the labor movement in the second half of the nineteenth century. Through the eyes of Mathew ... Read full review


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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.

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