Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
she had a black ancestor. While she did commit adultery, that was not well known. It was the black great-grandmother that made society turn on her.
Bison. He got it following a horrible haircut received by Billy Hazard.
one earring. Elkannah Bent stole the earring. Charles got it back from him after killing him.
pianos. She convinced him to start his own business and build sell pianos to saloons. His old employer wouldn't sell to anyone connected to prostitution.
Bent. Elkannah Bent was a year ahead of George and Orry at West Point. He never seemed to go away.
Stick and Stump. Orry was thin, George was short.
rice. It is located near the Ashley river, somewhat near Charleston.
iron factory. The own the Hazard Iron company in Lehigh Pennsylvania.
the Alamo. He was a soldier assigned to rounding up American survivors in the Alamo. She became his mistress. Louis was born after Luis died.
Jared. He didn't really care about the money, preferring his frontier lifestyle. He later willed the money to his son Jephtha who let Amanda control it.
Civil War. He fought for the Confederecy.
San Francisco. She was there around the gold boom time and started to rebuild the family fortune with gold revenues.
|Jephtha Kent was in what profession before he joined the family business?||John Jakes novels
ministry. His faith was later restored and he eventually rejoined the ministry.
Abraham. Anne died when Abraham was a toddler.
printing house. Philip and his mother do run an inn in France, but once they emigrate to America Philip eventually runs a printing house.
|In the first book, what is the main character's name before he changes it?||John Jakes novels
Laurel. Maude believes the Hazards are like the laurel, which thrives in places where other plants die.
Judah and Marie Louise. Tillet and Clarissa are the names of Cooper's parents. Laban and Levi are the twin sons of Stanley and Isabel Hazard.
Her great-grandmother was an African slave. Orry assures her it doesn't make any difference to him, but Madeline knows that not everyone in South Carolina would be so understanding.
Forbes LaMotte. Forbes LaMotte and Preston Smith try to cheat in the duel by not putting enough powder into Billy's gun. Luckily, Madeline LaMotte overhears them discussing their plan to kill Billy and hurries to Mont Royal to warn the Mains.
Because he is from the North and she is from the South. Orry eventually gives his consent, and Billy and Brett are married at Mont Royal.
Billy Hazard and Brett Main. At first Billy is interested in Brett's sister, Ashton, but after discovering her true character he realizes he prefers Brett.
Grady. Virgilia is an abolitionist who disapproves of the Mains and their way of life. The character is wonderfully portrayed in the TV series by Kirstie Alley.
Star Of Carolina. Cooper borrows almost two million dollars from George Hazard to build the "Star Of Carolina". However, due to the war, the ship is never completed.
Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Cooper Main feels that the south should be looking to the future and developing industry, rather than concentrating on their past. Cooper is one of the main characters in the "North and South" trilogy, yet he doesn't appear at all in the TV mini-series.
Bunk and Bison. Billy's nickname is 'bunk' because according to Charles, he talks a lot of bunkum. Charles is known as 'bison' because of his long hair.
Drunkenness. Priam is one of the Mains' slaves. On George's second visit to Mont Royal, he manages to escape from the plantation. George and Orry find him waiting for a train, and George convinces Orry to let him go.
Fairlawn. The name 'Fairlawn' is chosen by Stanley and Isabel Hazard, because there is a large expanse of grass in front of the house.
Annabel Lee. "It was many and many a year ago, in a kingdom by the sea,
That a maiden there lived whom you may know, by the name of Annabel Lee".
Orry and Madeline have to meet in secret because Madeline is married to Orry's neighbour, Justin LaMotte.
His arm. Orry loses his arm due to Elkanah Bent who sends him straight into an enemy ambush, hoping that he will be killed.
She's an Irish Catholic. George meets Constance at a dance in Texas, when he and Orry are on their way to fight in Mexico.