By John Jakes
Part one of many #1 New York Times bestselling North and South Trilogy—the Civil conflict saga that encouraged the vintage tv miniseries North and South—with over 5 million copies sold!
“An entertaining…authentic dramatization of yank history.”—The long island Times
From grasp storyteller John Jakes comes the epic tale of 2 families—the risks and the Mains. Separated via significantly alternative ways of existence, joined by way of the unbreakable bonds of precise friendship, and torn asunder by means of a rustic on the point of a bloody clash that would irrevocably switch all of them…
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