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John Jakes continues the fascinating story of the Crown family dynasty in Chicago. Moving from 1906 to 1917, American Dreams brings to life a brash young nation taking its place on an international stage as the children of the German-immigrant Crown family prepare themselves for the excitement of a new century.As Fritzi Crown becomes a movie star, her younger brother Carl seeks greater thrills in flying planes while their cousin Paul finds his destiny filming the destruction wrought by World War I to show Americans back home. From the early carefree days of a new century to the stark realities of the first world war, American Dreams careens through a decade of change and the men and women who colored a nation's future.As he has in his previous bestsellers, John Jakes combines deep historical research with a powerful story peopled by characters both vivid and memorable. American Dreams once again brings Jakes? legions of readers the drama and passion that are his hallmarks. ? Fans have eagerly been waiting five years for the sequel to The New York Times bestselling Homeland. ? John Jakes? meticulous research make his sagas authentic in historical detail. ? John Jakes has had thirteen books on The New York Times bestseller list.
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From America's master storyteller and writer of historical fiction comes the epic story of the Crown family—first introduced in the New York Times bestseller Homeland. As the second generation comes of age, the Crowns strive to find their place in a turbulent America which stands at the dawn of a new century. From the speedways of Detroit to the unbridled glamour of a young Hollywood, to the daring heights of early aviation—theirs is a story of passion and adventure, glory, and ambition, with all the wonder, promise, and splendor of...American Dreams.

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subject_facet Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- Fiction, Families -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Fiction, German Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- History -- Fiction, Motion picture actors and actresses -- United States -- Fiction
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