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    Cold Mountain (Paperback) By (author) Charles Frazier


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    DescriptionA soldier wounded in the Civil War, Inman turns his back on the carnage of the battlefield and begins the treacherous journey home to Cold Mountain, and to Ada, the woman he loved before the war began. As Inman attempts to make his way across the mountains, through the devastated landscape of a soon-to-be-defeated South, Ada struggles to make a living from the land her once-wealthy father left when he died. Neither knows if the other is still alive.

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    Cold Mountain
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Frazier
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 448
    Width: 114 mm
    Height: 177 mm
    Thickness: 29 mm
    Weight: 238 g
    ISBN 13: 9780340824726
    ISBN 10: 0340824727

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    DC21: 813.54
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    LC classification: PS3556
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: FIC014000
    Thema V1.0: FBA
    Illustrations note
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    Hodder & Stoughton General Division
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    08 December 2003
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Charles Frazier lives in North Carolina, where this novel is set, and where he and his wife have been developing a horse farm for the last five years. He has taught in universities, written travel books and had one short story published. COLD MOUNTAIN, his first novel, is based on stories of his ancestors' experiences during the Civil War, handed down through the generations.
    Review quote
    'A remarkable first novel, a romance of love, of friendship, of family, of land. Frazier has inhaled the spirit of the age and breathes it into the reader's being' -- Erica Wagner, The Times 'Cold Mountain is a heartbreakingly beautiful story, elegantly told and utterly convincing down to the last haunting detail' -- John Berendt 'Full of graphic, unflinching details, striking concrete images and lyrically precise descriptions of the natural world, this wonderful novel presents the terrible, discordant reality of life in a war. Profoundly moving, it raises all the big questions' -- Christina Patterson, Observer