Jakes, John, 1932-....Alternative names
John Jakes was a popular writer of fiction. He started part-time in the 1950s while working in advertising. Then he became a full-time writer in 1971. He became widely known with the publication of his Bicentennial series of books in the 1970s. Historical fiction set during the Revolutionary War and the Civil War has been his specialty.
From the description of John Jakes papers, 1970-1990. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 63112694
From the description of Letter of John Jakes, 1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456406
- Authors--20th century
- United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Fiction
- Television mini-series
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