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"A rare and extraordinary book . . . heart-stopping . . . spellbinding."--San Francisco Chronicle
"A page turner that attains the status of literature."--Newsweek
"Finely drawn, full of dark beauty and presentiment."--New Yorker
"An astonishing first novel."--New York Review of Books
Charles Frazier's debut novelCold Mountain made publishing history in 1997 when it stood at the top of theNew York Times best-seller list for sixty-one weeks, won numerous literary awards, including the National Book Award, and went on to sell over three million copies. Now reissued for its twentieth year, this extraordinary tale of a soldier's perilous journey back to his beloved at the end of the Civil War is at once an enthralling adventure, a stirring love story, and a luminous evocation of a vanished land. Adapted into an Oscar nominated movie starring Nicole Kidman and Jude Law, and a 2015 opera co-commissioned between Santa Fe Opera, Opera Philadelphia and the Minnesota Opera,Cold Mountain portrays an era that continues to speak eloquently to our time.
"A haunting, beautifully written tale."--USA Today
"A richly rewarding first novel . . . Wonderfully convincing, finely detailed." --Christian Science Monitor
- 464 pages
- Grove Press (6/13/17)
- 5.5 x 1.3 x 8.3 inches
- historical fiction