The Bastard

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, May 15, 1985
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User Review  - jwood652 - LibraryThing

Book One of the excellent 8 volume "Kent Family Chronicles" which follows various members of a family with a background of early American history beginning at the time of the Revolution. You'll be hooked on the series and anything John Jakes. If he wrote it, I love it! Read full review

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Remembered today that I read this book in the 70's. An epic historical novel. I loved it. 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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