Rebels

Rebels

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by John Jakes
     
 

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Beginning with the ragged Continentals waiting for the British charge on Breed's Hill, and sweeping across the luminous fabric of our nation's earliest, war-torn years, THE REBELS chronicles the continuing adventures of Philip Kent.

It captures the valor and turmoil of the revolution as seen by one of its participants. A warrior and patriot, inspired by men of

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Beginning with the ragged Continentals waiting for the British charge on Breed's Hill, and sweeping across the luminous fabric of our nation's earliest, war-torn years, THE REBELS chronicles the continuing adventures of Philip Kent.

It captures the valor and turmoil of the revolution as seen by one of its participants. A warrior and patriot, inspired by men of vision, driven also by personal desires, Kent creates his own destiny out of the sweeping drama of the American war for independence.

THE REBELS is the second volume of the Kent Family Chronicles. It follows THE BASTARD and precedes THE SEEKERS.

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In the history of U.S. book publishing, there's never been a success story like that of John Jakes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780515058949
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
12/15/1980
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

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Nelson DeMille
John Jakes makes history come alive, makes it stir your blood and incite your senses.

Meet the Author

John Jakes (b. 1932), the author of more than a dozen novels, is regarded as one of today’s most distinguished writers of historical fiction. His work includes the highly acclaimed Kent Family Chronicles series and the North and South Trilogy. Jakes’s commitment to historical accuracy and evocative storytelling earned him the title of “the godfather of historical novelists” from the Los Angeles Times and led to a streak of sixteen consecutive New York Times bestsellers. Jakes has received several awards for his work and is a member of the Authors Guild and the PEN American Center. He and his wife, Rachel, live on the west coast of Florida.

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