John William Jakes (born March 31, 1932) 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.
|Born||John William Jakes|
March 31, 1932
Chicago, Illinois, United States
|Pen name||Jay Scotland|
|Genre||Historical novels, fantasy, science fiction|
|Spouse||Rachel (m. 1951)|