WorldCat Identities

Jakes, John 1932-

Overview
Works: 756 works in 2,186 publications in 5 languages and 79,757 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Domestic fiction  Biography  Juvenile works  Historical fiction  Adventure stories  Film adaptations 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Librettist, Creator, Lyricist
Classifications: PS3560.A37, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Jakes
North and South by John Jakes ( Book )
40 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A novel of two families during twenty turbulent, troubled years that culminate in the shattering Civil War
Heaven and Hell by John Jakes ( Book )
37 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Continues the saga of two American families, the Mains of South Carolina and the Hazards of Pennsylvania, in the aftermath of the Civil War
Love and war by John Jakes ( Book )
38 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recounts the adventures of two unforgettable families--the Hazards of Pennsylvania and the Mains of South Carolina--in a land ripped apart by the Civil War
California gold : a novel by John Jakes ( Book )
51 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the lure and legends of California from 1886 to 1921 when the area was transformed from a frontier into a modern state
On secret service : a novel by John Jakes ( Book )
39 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two couples learn that love does not take sides when Lon Price, a secret agent with the Union army, falls for Rebel sympathizer Margaret Miller, and Confederate Major Fred Dasher becomes enchanted with actress Hanna Siegel, a young woman masquerading as a Union soldier
Charleston : a novel by John Jakes ( Book )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From the "New York Times" bestselling author who "makes history come brilliantly alive" ("The Washington Post Book World") comes a novel that spans decades and generations--from the American Revolution through the downfall of the Confederacy--in Jakes's most ambitious work yet
Savannah, or, A gift for Mr. Lincoln : a novel by John Jakes ( Book )
22 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As Sherman's army marches from Atlanta to the sea in 1864, the city of Savannah lies directly in its path, threatening the livelihood of widow Sara Lester and her twelve-year-old daughter Hattie, who struggle to save the family plantation
American dreams by John Jakes ( Book )
20 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and held by 2,954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The continuing saga of the Crowns of Chicago, a family founded by a German immigrant who became a beer baron. The protagonists are an actress in Hollywood, a filmmaker documenting World War I and a college dropout who races cars for Henry Ford. By the author of Homeland
The gods of Newport : a novel by John Jakes ( Book )
27 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Determined to secure entry into the elite social circles of late nineteenth-century Rhode Island, Sam Driver enlists the help of a pair of social gadflies but finds his efforts complicated by his daughter's romance with an impoverished young Irishman
Homeland by John Jakes ( Book )
22 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,838 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Crowns of Chicago are fictional immigrants from Berlin whose lives are woven here with the lives of such as Eugene Debs, Theodore Roosevelt, Thomas Edison, Clara Barton, Jane Addams, Black Jack Pershing, and Buffalo Bill
The furies by John Jakes ( Book )
38 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 2,748 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Newly widowed, Amanda Kent, a brave young woman raised by the Teton Sioux, after witnessing the horrors of war at the Alamo, is indentured to a Mexican officer and longs to return home to Boston and restore her family's legacy
The bastard by John Jakes ( Book )
54 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,690 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the story of Philip Kent. The illegitimate son of a British nobleman who was denied his heritage, he embraces the ideals of the fledgling nation of America-and takes up arms against his father's homeland
The seekers by John Jakes ( Book )
38 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 2,652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
At the end of the Revolutionary War, Abraham Kent falls in love with his beautiful stepsister, and he knows that the only course open to him is to leave the comfortable life along the eastern seaboard
The titans by John Jakes ( Book )
42 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in English and held by 2,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kent Family chronicles sees the family almost falling to greed and self-interest as the nation is split by the Civil War
The rebels by John Jakes ( Book )
46 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The passionate chronicle of Philip Kent, patriot soldier, and the colorful array of men and women--both famous and unknown--whose destiny propelled them into the epic struggle for American independence
The warriors by John Jakes ( Book )
31 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in English and held by 2,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume 6
The lawless by John Jakes ( Book )
25 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in English and held by 2,298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Post-Civil War prosperity has transformed the nation as well and the Kents
The Americans by John Jakes ( Book )
29 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Volume 8
Susanna of the Alamo : a true story by John Jakes ( Book )
20 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Relates the experiences of the Texas woman who, along with her baby, survived the 1836 massacre at the Alamo
A century of great Western stories by John Jakes ( Book )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 1,297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents western stories by both legendary and contemporary authors of the genre, such as Zane Grey, Louis L'Amour, Loren Estleman, Marcia Muller, and Bill Pronzini
 
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Alternative Names
Džeikss, Džons 1932-
Jakes, John
Jakes, John W.
Jakes John W. 1932-....
Jakes, John William.
Payne, Alan.
Scotland, Jay.
Scotland, Jay 1932-
ジェイクス, ジョン
Languages
English (633)
German (13)
Italian (5)
French (3)
Chinese (1)
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