The Bastard : The Kent Family Chronicles

  • by John Jakes
  • Narrated by Marc Vietor
  • Series: The Kent Family Chronicles
  • 19 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Set against the colorful tumult of events that gave rise to our fledgling nation, this novel of romance and adventure introduces Phillipe Charboneau.
The illegitimate son of an English nobleman, Phillipe flees Europe and, as Philip Kent, joins the men who set our course for freedom.
The Bastard is the first volume in the Kent Family Chronicles, a series of novels that details one family's journey in the early years of the American nation.

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An Amazing Tale

I am really happy audible released this book and hope they release all the sequels I think there are 6. This book is an amazing piece of literature. It brings the revolutionary war to life from an unorthodox point of view. A wealth of great historical events and characters is included and this is really a phenomenal book by a well seasoned author.
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- will

A great Modern Classic

Got me hooked for the rest of the series: Just as good as the North and South trilogy. A great way to view the history of early America. John Jakes is a great story teller who creates memorable scenes and characters and Mark Vietor is a talented narrator with distinctive character accents.

Thank you Audible for this series...
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- DWR

Book Details

  • Release Date: 11-05-2013
  • Publisher: Audible Studios