North and SoutheBook - 2012
In the years leading up to the Civil War, one enduring friendship embodies the tensions of a nation. Orry Main from South Carolina and George Hazard from Pennsylvania forge a lasting bond while training at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Together they fight in the Mexican-American War, but their closeness is tested as their regional politics diverge. As the first rounds are fired at Fort Sumter, Orry and George find themselves on different sides of the coming struggle. In John Jakes's unmatched style, North and South launches a trilogy that captures the fierce passions of a country at the precipice of disaster.
This ebook features an illustrated biography of John Jakes including rare images from the author's personal collection.
From Library Staff
vpl_booksjustforyou Jul 30, 2014
In the first volume of John Jake’s North and South trilogy, best friends Orry and George develop a strong bond during military training until they find themselves pitted against each other on opposing sides in the Civil War. This book is recommended for those interested in historical fiction dur... Read More »