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Homeland by John Jakes

In Homeland, internationally acclaimed bestselling
author John Jakes brings to life an epic saga of the American
immigrant experience in this story of a family dynasty in
turmoil at the dawn of a new century. From the uncontrolled
chaos of Chicago's infamous Pullman Strike, to the birth of the
moving picture, and the bloody carnage of the Spanish-American
War, the Crown family raced with the currents of a changing
world-and their own limitless desires-and claimed America as
their own....

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780553564990
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/01/1994
Pages: 1200
Product dimensions: 4.17(w) x 6.84(h) x 2.00(d)

About 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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