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Charles Frazier

USA flag (b.1950)

Charles Frazier lives in North Carolina, where Cold Mountain, his first 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 is based on stories of his ancestors' experiences during the Civil War, handed down through the generations.

Genres: Historical, Literary Fiction
New Books
April 2023

The Trackers
   Cold Mountain (1997)
   Thirteen Moons (2006)
   Nightwoods (2011)
   Varina (2018)
   The Trackers (2023)
National Book Award for Fiction Best Book winner (1997) : Cold Mountain

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Southernmost (2018)
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The Hidden Light of Northern Fires (2017)
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"Splendid - a distinctive clear-eyed perspective on a fresh corner of the Civil War."

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