epic saga of the American immigrant experience in this story of a family dynasty in turmoil at the dawn of a new century. From the uncontrolled chaos of Chicago's infamous Pullman Strike, to the birth of the moving picture, and the bloody carnage of the Spanish-American War, the Crown family raced with the currents of a changing world -- and their own limitless desires -- and claimed America as their own....
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As America hurtles through the final explosive events of the nineteenth century, a young German immigrant named Pauli Kroner is about to realize his dream: He will taste a life of privilege in the Chicago mansion of his uncle, Joe Crown, head of a brewery dynasty. But Pauli's ultimate clash with that stern, proud, patriarch will force him to a risky existence on the city's dark side.About the Author:
John Jakes is the bestselling author of Charleston, the Kent Family Chronicles, the North and South trilogy, On Secret Service, California Gold, Homeland, and American Dreams. Descended from a soldier of the Virginia Continental Line who fought in the American Revolution, Jakes is one of today’s most distinguished authors of historical fiction.
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Descripción Berkley, 1999. Mass Market Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110451198425
Descripción Berkley. MASS MARKET PAPERBACK. Estado de conservación: New. 0451198425 New Condition. Nº de ref. de la librería NEW6.1157061
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