John Jakes

John William Jakes (born March 31, 1932)[1] is an American writer, best known for American historical & speculative fiction. His Civil War trilogy, North and South, has sold millions of copies worldwide. He is also the author of The Kent Family Chronicles. He has used the pen name Jay Scotland.

John Jakes
BornJohn William Jakes
(1932-03-31) March 31, 1932 (age 89)
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Pen nameJay Scotland
OccupationWriter
NationalityAmerican
Period1950–present
GenreHistorical novels, fantasy, science fiction
Notable works
SpouseRachel (m. 1951)
Children4