Civil War Book Review (cwbr): You have achieved prominence as a writer of historical fiction. Do you see your role as primarily literary or historical -- or both? John Jakes (jj): From the time I made my first sale (a 1500-word short story in 1950), writing an entertaining narr....
Theriot, Katie L.
"'Unrelenting Suspense': An Interview With John Jakes, Chronicler Of The American Epic,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 2
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