The Warriors Author:John Jakes The American Bicentennial Series Volume VI. The Kent Family Chronicles. A glittering sage of our America - and the people who made her great. — As the Civil War draws to its inevitable climax, THE WARRIRORS carries the turbulent chronicle of the divided Kent family to far reaching new battlefields. A gracious Southern plantation ravaged by Union ... more »soldiers as the blacks cry for "jubilee"...the bright trail westward blazed by the Union Pacific Railroad, and it's lusty Traveling Towns and savage Indian raids...the plush eastern mansions of the Robber Barons - Gould, Fisk and Drew...the seething conclaves of the new trade unions - these are the scenes of a nation's rebirth and of the Kents' private, impassioned wars..
These are the backdrops as well for stirring romantic entaglements. When young Jeremiah Kent is tempted by a lascivious Southern belle into a web of lust and murder...and Michael Boyle longs for a lovely immigrant girl, Hannah...the destiny of the Kent dynasty is set on an irreversible course into the great American future.« less