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The Furies
     

The Furies

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by John Jakes
 

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The eight-volume epic of the Kent family continues as a new generation struggles to survive within a nation rife with conflict. Amanda Kent was a woman of great courage, but nothing prepared her for the massacre she witnessed at the Alamo. Now she's returned to Boston to rebuild the Kent legacy.

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The eight-volume epic of the Kent family continues as a new generation struggles to survive within a nation rife with conflict. Amanda Kent was a woman of great courage, but nothing prepared her for the massacre she witnessed at the Alamo. Now she's returned to Boston to rebuild the Kent legacy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451212832
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/28/2004
Series:
The Kent Family Chronicles Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
136,572
Product dimensions:
4.21(w) x 6.66(h) x 1.24(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

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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The Furies: The Kent Family Chronicles 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 14 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The Furies is the best of the eight-book bicentennial series. I thoroughly enjoyed it, as I did the entire series. The characters in The Furies are more lively and three-dimensional than in other Jakes novels. Amanda Kent's personality, struggles and unanticipated yet heartbreaking success make her my favorite of the characters in the series.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am a John Jakes fan and I have read more books by him than anyone else. The Furies is one of the best novels in the Kent Family Chronicles. The characters are interesting and the plot is well developed. Even though Jakes places his characters at events that they were never at, he does his research so that even the most unbelievable situation could have happened. This was a very quick read for me, and I look forward to other Jakes novels.
Riverdigs More than 1 year ago
I began with the Warriors and was hooked, went back to # 1 The Bastard and continuing with the 8 book series. It just keep getting better...
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Best series I have ever read.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
I read these books years ago while in college. My daughter was named after Amanda Kent--Need I say more!