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The beginnings of the American Revolution provide the backdrop and action for this first part of Jakes's ``Kent Family Chronicles.'' Listeners will follow the saga of Phillipe Charboneau, illegitimate son of an English nobleman. Phillipe travels from France to claim his inheritance and is denied. To escape being murdered by his half-brother, he travels to London and then Boston, where he changes his name to Philip Kent. Along the way he meets Ben Franklin, Lord North, and Sam Adams (among other historical figures) and participates in the Boston Tea Party. This abridgment is well done, allowing one to follow the protagonist's tempestuous adventures while retaining the wealth of historic detail that makes the story so fascinating.-- Michael T. Fein, Catawba Valley Community Coll., Hickory, N.C.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780515085532
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 10/26/1974
  • Series: Kent Family Chronicles Series , #1
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 5.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 7, 2008

    Fiction and non-fiction are blended beautifully here!

    In my opinion no one combines tirelessly researched history and gripping, fast paced fiction like John Jakes.The first book of an 8 book saga featuring the Kent family, this book begins with a teenage Phillip Kent growing up in France with his mother, who runs an Inn that is barely making it cash-flow wise. With drama, humor, romance, adventure and more we follow Phillip as he seeks the truth about his father and embarks on a great adventure for answers hoping to meet his father. I have read the Kent family cronicles twice and have all of Jakes books. I cannot say enough about the complete satisfaction derived from this or any of his novels. I'd give it 6-stars if possible. Just an EXCELLENT READ in all-respects!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 31, 2014

    Have Always Enjoyed John Jakes

    This is the second time I've read John Jake's book, The Bastard, the first time was in the 70's. The book is well researched, well written and absolutely riveting. Not only did I enjoy this book, but I became so absorbed in the story that I went on to read the entire 8 book series of "The Kent Family Chronicles". I was left still wanting more.

    Yes I would highly recommend any of Jakes' books, especially "The Bastard" to anyone with a love of American history.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 30, 2011

    An early version of historical fiction!

    If you enjoy historical fiction, romance and adventure, this book and series is for you.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    Great Historical Fiction

    I read this book many, many years ago and read the entire series. I bought this book for my husband to read as I couldn't find my old copy. It is an excellent historical fiction book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 6, 2003

    Good start to this historical series

    This book is the first in a series by John Jakes, and it is very well written, although a bit slow in spots. Very historically descriptive and many recognizable figures from pre-Revolutionary America

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2000

    Childhood, Adolescence, Immigration, American Revolution Soldier

    John Jakes' first novel in the Kent Family Chronicles follows the life of a young Frenchman known later in America as Phillip Kent from his humble beginning through his youth and on to America. This novel helps us to understand why Europeans left their native land and immigrated. The characters are vibrant and revealing of early American stamina and strength of character. John Jakes' has given an identity to historical America. Thank you John.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 26, 2000

    One of the best war and romance novels!!!

    I actually just started this book in August (2000). And, believe me, it is a great book so far. It's pretty easy to read too. If you are looking for a war or historical fiction book, get The Bastard.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2014

    Amazing book

    Great book

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 14, 2013

    This book was my favorite book of the series ( I have read 5 tim

    This book was my favorite book of the series ( I have read 5 times since 1976), best series I have ever read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2009

    The Bastard

    Excellent historical fiction. Good for all ages, although young adults might find some of the language a little anachronistic.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2005

    Excellent way to learn American history

    The Kent Family Chronicles are excellent! They start just prior to the American Revolution and continue up to the turn of the 20th century. Plus Jakes carries the main characters on into the North and South trilogy. I learned more about American history reading The Kent Family Chronicles than I ever did in high school. Highly recommended reading.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 13, 2002

    Fantastic

    I love this entire series.

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