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The Resource North and South

North and South

Label
North and South
Title
North and South
Statement of responsibility
John Jakes
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The first volume of John Jakes's acclaimed and sweeping saga about a friendship threatened by the divisions of the Civil WarIn 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
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Summary
Chronicles two great American dynasties over three generations. Though brought together in a friendship that neither jealousy nor violence could shatter, the Hazards and the Mains are torn apart by the storm of event that has divided the nation
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
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035951
Cataloging source
HCO
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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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True
Series statement
North and South trilogy
Series volume
0001
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  • Classic Literature
  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
North and South
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781453255988
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
North and South
Publication
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781453255988
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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