The Titans Author:John Jakes The American Bicenennial Series Volume V. The bold glittering sage of our America-and the people who made her great. — Raging with the heartbreaks and tragedies of our nation's darkest hours this passionate saga follows a dynamic generation of Kents through the hell of Civil War - from NY, where the Kent empire fears destruction... to Washington... more », where the family is drawn into the rank web of espionage... to the battlefields of the South, where the youngest Kents rally with pride and honor... along a thundering coast where heros like Lincoln, Grant and Lee, and maniacal blackguards like John Wilkes Booth, touch the Kents-and change them forever.
As the story begins, the Kent dynasty has fallen into the hands of the late Amanda's opportunistic son, Louis.. and Jephtha Kent has come North, leaving his three sons at home in the South. A nation torn asunder by holocaust and devastation...a family divided by hatred and greed. Where one batle ends, theother begins, in this turbulent, unforgettable tale of the TITANS.« less