Jakes, John, 1932-....

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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

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From the description of Letter of John Jakes, 1986. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79456406

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creatorOf Jakes, John, 1932-. Papers, 1973-2010. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Jakes, John, 1932-. Brak in chains, [ca. 1970] / by John Jakes. Ohio State University Libraries
referencedIn Howard, Robert West, 1908-. Robert West Howard papers, 1985-1993. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Jakes, John, 1932-. Ghoul's garden, [1970] / by John Jakes. Ohio State University Libraries
creatorOf Clauser, Suzanne. Heaven and hell / by Suzanne Clauser. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Jakes, John, 1932-. Letter of John Jakes, 1986. Library of Congress
referencedIn Bruccoli, Matthew J. (Matthew Joseph), 1931-2008. Matthew J. Bruccoli papers 1894-2010. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
referencedIn Biography -- Jakes, John. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
creatorOf Jakes, John, 1932-. John Jakes papers, 1970-1990. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
creatorOf Clauser, Suzanne. Heaven and hell screenplay / by Suzanne Clauser. Greene County Public Library
creatorOf Margulies, Leo, 1900-1975. Papers, 1946-1977. University of Oregon Libraries, UO Libraries
referencedIn White mss., 1932-1969 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Monterey Public Library. California History Room. Authors clippings : "J" [surname] folder 1945-1994. Monterey Public Library
creatorOf Jakes, John, 1932-. California Gold : [correspondence]. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
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associatedWith Boucher, Anthony, 1911-1968 person
associatedWith Bruccoli, Matthew J. (Matthew Joseph), 1931-2008. person
associatedWith Carter, Lin. person
associatedWith Clauser, Suzanne. person
associatedWith Howard, Robert West, 1908- person
associatedWith Margulies, Leo, 1900-1975. person
associatedWith Monterey Public Library. California History Room. corporateBody
associatedWith Totten, Melissa. person
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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Fiction
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Birth 1932-03-31

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