The Resource The Kent Family chronicles, John Jakes, (electronic resource)

The Kent Family chronicles, John Jakes, (electronic resource)

Label
The Kent Family chronicles
Title
The Kent Family chronicles
Statement of responsibility
John Jakes
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first three novels in a sweeping American epic from the #1 New York Times-bestselling author. This multigenerational saga follows the Kent family and their pursuit of a foothold and future in the expanding United States. From the family's initial journey traveling to America's shore to their voyage to the Western frontier, their fate is intertwined with the course of American history in these first three volumes of the series. The Bastard: Denied his birthright as the illegitimate son of the Duke of Kentland, Philippe Charboneau seeks a new life in London, where he meets Benjamin Franklin and reads the works of patriot firebrand Sam Adams. Inspired by such brave new ideas, he travels to the American colonies at the brink of the Revolution. There he will choose his own name-Philip Kent-and finally decide his own fate. The Rebels: Philip Kent fights as a Continental soldier at the Battle of Bunker Hill. In a bold move, he has taken up arms for the future of his new family. Spirited and unwavering in his dedication to his adopted homeland, Philip fights in the most violent battles in America's early history. But far from the front lines, another battle rages that will sweep his wife, Anne, on her own perilous journey that may destroy all Philip has fought for. The Seekers: Returning from fighting valiantly on the frontier, Abraham Kent-son of Philip and Anne-returns to Boston, only to realize that he cannot abide the confines of civilization. Determined not to live in his father's shadow, he takes his young bride and settles on the American frontier. But the life of a pioneer comes at a high price, and the cost of Abraham's restless ambitions may be more than he can bear
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1932-
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Jakes, John
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Kent family (Fictitious characters)
  • Electronic books
  • United States
  • Historical fiction, American
  • Domestic fiction, American
Target audience
adult
Label
The Kent Family chronicles, John Jakes, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11930448
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11930448
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11930448
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11930448
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Kent Family chronicles, John Jakes, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11930448
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11930448
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11930448
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11930448
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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