Cold Mountain

  • Filename: cold-mountain.
  • ISBN: 0802197175
  • Release Date: 2007-12-01
  • Number of pages: 464
  • Author: Charles Frazier
  • Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

In 1997, Charles Frazier’s debut novel Cold Mountain made publishing history when it sailed to the top of The New 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, the beloved American epic returns, reissued by Grove Press to coincide with the publication of Frazier’s eagerly-anticipated second novel, Thirteen Moons. Sorely wounded and fatally disillusioned in the fighting at Petersburg, a Confederate soldier named Inman decides to walk back to his home in the Blue Ridge mountains to Ada, the woman he loves. His trek across the disintegrating South brings him into intimate and sometimes lethal converse with slaves and marauders, bounty hunters and witches, both helpful and malign. At the same time, the intrepid Ada is trying to revive her father’s derelict farm and learning to survive in a world where the old certainties have been swept away. As it interweaves their stories, Cold Mountain asserts itself as an authentic odyssey, hugely powerful, majestically lovely, and keenly moving.

Cold mountain

  • Filename: cold-mountain.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105114372431
  • Release Date: 2003-11-30
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Charles Frazier
  • Publisher: Newmarket Pr

Discusses the Civil War movie and provides still photographs, production design sketches, costume designs, and commentaries by the cast and crew.

Cold Mountain

  • Filename: cold-mountain.
  • ISBN: 1401359426
  • Release Date: 2003-12-17
  • Number of pages: 174
  • Author: Anthony Minghella
  • Publisher: Miramax Books

Based on Charles Frazier's National Book Award-winning novel, Anthony Minghella's screenplay is published to coincide with the Miramax Films release starring Nicole Kidman, Jude Law, Renee Zellweger, Natalie Portman, and Phillip Seymour Hoffman. Cold Mountain is the story of Inman (Jude Law), a wounded and disenchanted Confederate soldier who embarks on a lonely and perilous return to Cold Mountain, North Carolina, to Ada (Nicole Kidman), the lvoe he left years before. Inman undertakes this journey across the South and encounters a slew of colorful characters along the way, while Ada struggles to maintain the family farm with a drifter (Renee Zellweger). Set during the turbulent years that followed the Civil War, Cold Mountain is a sweeping adventure, a powerful love story, and a portrait of a country in turmoil.

Thirteen Moons

  • Filename: thirteen-moons.
  • ISBN: 9781444717105
  • Release Date: 2013-09-12
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: Charles Frazier
  • Publisher: Hachette UK

At the age of twelve, under the Wind Moon, Will is given a horse, a key, and a map, and sent alone into the Indian Nation to run a trading post as a bound boy. It is during this time that he grows into a man, learning, as he does, of the raw power it takes to create a life, to find a home. In a card game with a white Indian named Featherstone, Will wins - for a brief moment - a mysterious girl named Claire, and his passion and desire for her spans this novel. As Will's destiny intertwines with the fate of the Cherokee Indians, including a Cherokee Chief named Bear, he learns how to fight and survive in the face of both nature and men, and eventually, under the Corn Tassle Moon, Will begins the fight against Washington City to preserve the Cherokee's homeland and culture. And he will come to know the truth behind his belief that 'only desire trumps time'. Brilliantly imagined, written with great power and beauty by a master of American fiction, Thirteen Moons is a stunning novel about a man's passion for a woman, and how loss, longing and love can shape a man's destiny over the many moons of a life.

Cold Mountain

  • Filename: cold-mountain.
  • ISBN: 9780834800175
  • Release Date: 2015-04-14
  • Number of pages:
  • Author: Sean Michael Wilson
  • Publisher: Shambhala

Here is a graphic novel portrait of the wild antics and legendary poetry of two of China’s greatest poets. Han Shan (known as "Cold Mountain") and Shih Te lived during the Tang dynasty (618–906 C.E.) and were critics of authority (both secular and religious) and champions of social justice. They left their poetry on tree trunks and rocks, and they were also reportedly monastics, drunks, cave dwellers, immortals, and many other unconventional and wondrous things. There is much delightful uncertainty about this "Laughing Pair"—including whether or not they actually even existed. What is known is that the poetry attributed to them was hugely influential in both China and Japan, and to the Beat writers in the United States during the 1950s and ’60s. Acclaimed manga creator Sean Michael Wilson, along with illustrator Akiko Shimojima and expert translator J. P. Seaton, brings these renegade poets to life, revealing their humor and wackiness and also their penetrating insights into the human condition.


  • Filename: nightwoods.
  • ISBN: 9781444731262
  • Release Date: 2011-09-27
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Author: Charles Frazier
  • Publisher: Hachette UK

The main lesson Luce had learned was that you couldn't count on anybody. In the lonesome beauty of the forest, across the far shore of the mountain lake from town, Luce acts as caretaker to an empty, decaying Lodge, a relic of holidaymakers a century before. Her days are long and peaceful, her nights filled with Nashville radio and yellow lights shimmering on the black water. A solitary life, and the perfect escape. Until the stranger children come. Bringing fire. And murder. And love.

Behind the Seen

  • Filename: behind-the-seen.
  • ISBN: STANFORD:36105114226447
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 348
  • Author:
  • Publisher: New Riders Pub

• • Offers a rare inside glimpse at the creative process of one of cinema's giants: three time Academy Award-winning editor Walter Murch. • Includes anecdotes from the director, edit staff, and producers; photos, emails, and journal entries from Murch; and behind-the-scenes insights. • Accounts from Apple's Final Cut Pro team about what they think about the future of it in feature films.

The Christ haunted Landscape

  • Filename: the-christ-haunted-landscape.
  • ISBN: 9781604736816
  • Release Date: 1994
  • Number of pages: 408
  • Author: Susan Ketchin
  • Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi

"Old-time religion" has been and still is a uniquely potent force in shaping the imaginations of southern fiction writers. A little more than a generation ago, Flannery O'Connor made a startling observation about herself and her fellow southerners: "By and large," she said, "people in the South still conceive of humanity in theological terms. While the South is hardly Christ-centered, it is most certainly Christ-haunted. The Southerner who isn't convinced of it is very much afraid that he may have been formed in the image and likeness of God." Still earlier in the century H.L. Mencken wrote that the South consisted of a "cesspool of Baptists, a miasma of Methodists, snake charmers, phony real estate operators, and syphilitic evangelists."

A Study Guide for Charles Frazier s Cold Mountain

  • Filename: a-study-guide-for-charles-frazier-s-cold-mountain.
  • ISBN: 9781410335647
  • Release Date: 2015-09-15
  • Number of pages: 15
  • Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
  • Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

A Study Guide for Charles Frazier's "Cold Mountain," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

The Black Flower

  • Filename: the-black-flower.
  • ISBN: 0312265077
  • Release Date: 2000-05-05
  • Number of pages: 266
  • Author: Howard Bahr
  • Publisher: Macmillan

In a tale of Civil War carnage, young Conferate rifleman Bushrod Carter and his battle-weary mates encounter fresh Union troops outside Franklin, Tennessee, one fine November afternoon. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

The Mountain Story

  • Filename: the-mountain-story.
  • ISBN: 9781471138027
  • Release Date: 2015-05-07
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Author: Lori Lansens
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster

'Lori Lansens has created a heart-pounder of a book that is every bit as much of an emotional roller-coaster as an adventurous one. Filled with richly drawn characters, unexpected twists, and gritty details about survival, you'll want to read this right now' Jodi Picoult On the anniversary of the day his best friend, Byrd, had a tragic accident on the mountain which had been the boys' paradise and escape, Wolf Truly reaches for the summit again with the intention of not coming home. But Wolf meets three women in the cable car on the way up from Palm Springs and finds himself agreeing to help them get to a mountain lake. As the weather suddenly deteriorates, the group is stranded on a lethal ridge as the lights of the city twinkle below, so close and yet so terrifyingly far away. Those who will survive the ordeal will do so through a mixture of bravery, determination and self-revelation.

Cold Fire

  • Filename: cold-fire.
  • ISBN: 9781472202710
  • Release Date: 2012-12-06
  • Number of pages: 342
  • Author: Dean Koontz
  • Publisher: Hachette UK

'There is an Enemy. It is coming. It is relentless.' Schoolteacher Jim Ironheart flies on an impulse to Portland, Oregon. There he risks his life to save a child from being killed. Reporter Holly Thorne witnesses his heroism, and is impressed by his self-effacement when he declines to be interviewed. Burnt out, cynical, and looking for a life beyond journalism, Holly finds her newshound's instincts rekindled when she discovers Jim has quietly performed twelve last-minute rescues in twelve far-flung places over the past four months. Realising she is on to the biggest story of her life, Holly traces Jim to California. He insists he is not a psychic; he simply believes God is working through him. Holly thinks his explanation is too easy, that there is no wonder in life, no great mystery. She is dead wrong. For she and Jim are soon plunged into a dark sea of wonder, mystery - and stark terror. And, on the run for their lives, they will be forced to confront a savage and uncannily powerful adversary...

On Cold Mountain

  • Filename: on-cold-mountain.
  • ISBN: 9780295806136
  • Release Date: 2015-12-21
  • Number of pages: 280
  • Author: Paul Rouzer
  • Publisher: University of Washington Press

In this first serious study of Hanshan (�Cold Mountain�), Paul Rouzer discusses some seventy poems of the iconic Chinese poet who lived sometime during the Tang dynasty (618�907). Hanshan�s poems gained a large readership in English-speaking countries following the publication of Jack Kerouac�s novel The Dharma Bums (1958) and Gary Snyder�s translations (which began to appear that same year), and they have been translated into English more than any other body of Chinese verse. Rouzer investigates how Buddhism defined the way that believers may have read Hanshan in premodern times. He proposes a Buddhist poetics as a counter-model to the Confucian assumptions of Chinese literary thought and examines how texts by Kerouac, Snyder, and Jane Hirshfield respond to the East Asian Buddhist tradition. �

The Outlaw Album

  • Filename: the-outlaw-album.
  • ISBN: 9780316193399
  • Release Date: 2011-10-05
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: Daniel Woodrell
  • Publisher: Little, Brown

Twelve timeless Ozarkian tales of those on the fringes of society, by a "stunningly original" (Associated Press) American master. Daniel Woodrell is able to lend uncanny logic to harsh, even criminal behavior in this wrenching collection of stories. Desperation-both material and psychological--motivates his characters. A husband cruelly avenges the killing of his wife's pet; an injured rapist is cared for by a young girl, until she reaches her breaking point; a disturbed veteran of Iraq is murdered for his erratic behavior; an outsider's house is set on fire by an angry neighbor. There is also the tenderness and loyalty of the vulnerable in these stories--between spouses, parents and children, siblings, and comrades in arms-which brings the troubled, sorely tested cast of characters to vivid, relatable life. And, as ever, "the music coming from Woodrell's banjo cannot be confused with the sounds of any other writer" (Donald Harington, Atlanta Journal Constitution).

My Name is Mary Sutter

  • Filename: my-name-is-mary-sutter.
  • ISBN: 9780141963822
  • Release Date: 2011-01-27
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Robin Oliveira
  • Publisher: Penguin UK

My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira is an epic historical novel about a brilliant young woman's struggle to become a doctor during the American Civil War. Mary Sutter, a brilliant young midwife, dreams of proving herself as capable as any man. But medical schools refuse to teach women. So when her heart is broken, she heads to Washington DC to tend the Civil War wounded. Assisted and encouraged by two surgeons, who both fall for her, and ignoring requests to return home to help her twin sister give birth, Mary pursues her dream of becoming a surgeon and saving lives - no matter the cost to herself or those she loves and no matter the harrowing conditions she has yet to face. A brilliant portrait of an unforgettable heroine and a powerful evocation of trauma in the aftermath of battle, My Name is Mary Sutter is an utterly original story of one woman proving she is a match for any man. '[Mary Sutter's] pluck will win you over within pages. A debut as confident as its heroine, it's a sweeping love story'Daily Mail 'This heroine is truly heroic' The Times 'Mary Sutter is a satisfyingly complex character; a tempestuous mixture of touching vulnerability and courageous single-mindedness' Marie Claire Robin Oliveira received an MFA in writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and was awarded the James Jones First Novel Fellowship for a work-in-progress for My Name is Mary Sutter. She lives in Seattle, Washington.

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