The Americans (novel)

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The Americans
Author John Jakes
Country United States
Language English
Series The Kent Family Chronicles
Genre Historical fiction
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 816
ISBN 0515091332
Preceded by The Lawless

The Americans is a historical novel written by John Jakes and originally published in 1979, and is the eighth and last book in The Kent Family Chronicles.[1] The novel intermingles fictional characters with historical events and figures, to tell the story of the United States.


  1. ^ "Visionary pop-book impresario Engel dies at 71". The Montreal Gazette. 14 August 1986.