Author(s): John Jakes
John Jakes, best-selling author of acclaimed historical novels, has long been a distinguished author of novels and stories of the American West. Jakes also has a keen eye for the best the genre has to offer. A Century of Great Western Stories is a retrospective of Western writing over the past hundred years, showing the evolution of the genre, as well as a glimpse into what the future might hold for Western fiction. Western fiction will persevere.
John Jakes is the bestselling author of The Kent Family Chronicles, The North and South Trilogy, and The Crown Family Saga. He lives in South Carolina and Connecticut.