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Title:Furies
Authors:John Jakes
Info:Jove (1978), Edition: 1978, Mass Market Paperback
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Rating:****1/2
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The Furies by John Jakes (1976)

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The Kent Family Chronicles Volume IV

The glittering saga of our America - and the people who made her great.

Spanning the young American continent...its burgeoning east coast cities...its warring frontiers... its lawless towns of the West...the continuing saga of the Kent family follows the dangerous bloodsoaked years of our Nation's might expansion and thrusts a brilliant new heroine into the foreground of its struggles. The victim of savagery, devastated by heartbreaking ambition - to restore the house of Kent is driven by one burning ambition - to restore the house of Kent to its rightful honor. Thus she beings her most daring adventure...

Here are a brave new generation of Kents, moving across American History's colorful canvas from its wild west days to the birth of its gilded age, and - poised unknowingly on the brink of their country's greatest turmoil - building a glorious, but fated, dynasty
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0451212835, Mass Market Paperback)

The eight-volume epic of the Kent family continues as a new generation struggles to survive within a nation rife with conflict. Amanda Kent was a woman of great courage, but nothing prepared her for the massacre she witnessed at the Alamo. Now she's returned to Boston to rebuild the Kent legacy.

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Newly widowed, Amanda Kent, a brave young woman raised by the Teton Sioux, after witnessing the horrors of war at the Alamo, is indentured to a Mexican officer and longs to return home to Boston and restore her family's legacy.

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