Love and War by John Jakes First Edition 1984 Harcourt

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Step into the heart of the American Civil War with Love and War by John Jakes, the second book in the North and South trilogy. This compelling novel spans the duration of the war, following the intertwined lives of the Main and Hazard families as they navigate the conflict’s devastating impacts.

Experience the intensity of battlefront experiences, the hardships of the home front, and the evolving relationships between characters from both the North and South.


  • Title: Love and War
  • Author: John Jakes
  • Series: North and South Trilogy (Book 2)
  • Publication Date: 1984
  • Publisher: Harcourt
  • Format: Hardcover with Dust Jacket in Mylar Protective Cover
  • Pages: 885
  • Dimensions: 6.5 x 2 x 9.5 inches
  • ISBN-10: 9780151544967
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Wear on the dust jacket, stain on a bookboard, inscribed by the previous owner, and pencil marks on page edges (check photos for specifics)

About the Author:

John Jakes is renowned for his commitment to historical accuracy, a trait evident in the vivid descriptions and thorough contextual detailing present in Love and War. His ability to blend fictional family sagas with real historical events has earned him a wide readership and critical acclaim.

A Legacy of Historical Fiction:

"Love and War" is a must-read for fans of historical fiction, offering a rich narrative that captures the complexities and conflicts of the Civil War era. This novel provides a deep, immersive experience, making it an essential addition to any book collection.

Reading Recommendation:

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