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Review: Charleston

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Ann Bruns

"Beauty was Alex's first, best memory of her childhood: the beauty of the sunstruck harbor, the white sails of ships bound for exotic ports...She loved the sight of men casting shrimp nets from sturdy piraguas or spearing flatfish by lantern light. She loved the mockingbirds perched on the pittosporum, guarding their nests and trilling their song; the great blue herons standing still as statuary ... Read full review

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Review: Charleston

User Review  - Jolynne - Goodreads

This was a fun follow-up to the Invention of Wings... some of Jakes' characters where interacting with the sisters from Kidd's book :) I guess that is what happens in historical fiction. Read full review

Review: Charleston

User Review  - Judith Teggelaar - Goodreads

Good historical fiction following the Bell family of Charleston from the late 1700's to just after the Civil War. I would read another of John Jakes' books. Read full review

Review: Charleston

User Review  - Al - Goodreads

The author provides a great portrait of the city and its people from the period preceding the Revolutionary War through the devastation of the Civil War. Read full review

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