The Gods of Newport

The Gods of Newport

by John Jakes
The Gods of Newport

The Gods of Newport

by John Jakes



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From the #1 New York Times–bestselling author of North and South, “the best historical novelist of our time” (Patricia Cornwell).

In the late nineteenth century, Newport, Rhode Island-with its giant marble mansions, lavish dinner parties, and vicious social climbing- is a summer playground of the very rich. Into this rarefied world comes infamous railroad mogul and robber baron Sam Driver. He wants his beautiful daughter to have the best Newport has to offer-even if that means breaking all the rules...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781101211250
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 11/07/2006
Sold by: Penguin Group
Format: eBook
Pages: 480
Sales rank: 362,690
File size: 966 KB
Age Range: 18 Years

About 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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