Cold mountain: A Novel

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English
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 6.9 - AR Pts: 27
Lexile measure:
1140L
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Cold Mountain is an extraordinary novel about a soldier's perilous journey back to his beloved at the end of the Civil War. At once a magnificent love story and a harrowing account of one man's long walk home, Cold Mountain introduces a stunning new talent in American literature. Based on local history and family stories passed down by the author's great-great-grandfather, Cold Mountain is the tale of a wounded soldier, Inman, who walks away from the ravages of the war and back home to his prewar sweetheart, Ada. Inman's odyssey through the devastated landscape of the soon-to-be-defeated South interweaves with Ada's struggle to revive her father's farm, with the help of an intrepid young drifter named Ruby. As their long-separated lives begin to converge at the close of the war, Inman and Ada confront the vastly transformed world they've been delivered. Charles Frazier reveals marked insight into man's relationship to the land and the dangers of solitude. He also shares with the great nineteenth century novelists a keen observation of a society undergoing change. Cold Mountain re-creates a world gone by that speaks eloquently to our time.
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ISBN:
9781400077823
9780802197177
9780739346839
9780375700750
9781415935422
9780871136794
9780802142849
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.9, 27 Points
Lexile measure:
1140L
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subject_facet Historical fiction, Love stories, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Mountain life -- North Carolina -- Fiction, National Book Award -- 1997, North Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction, Soldiers -- Confederate States of America -- Fiction, United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Fiction
title_display Cold mountain
title_full Cold Mountain, Cold Mountain A Novel, Cold Mountain [sound recording] / by Charles Frazier, Cold mountain / Charles Frazier
title_short Cold mountain
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Fiction, History, Literature, Man-woman relationships, Mountain life, National Book Award, Soldiers