About the Author
Charles Frazier grew up in the mountains of North Carolina." Cold Mountain," his highly acclaimed first novel, was an international bestseller and won the National Book Award in 1997. His second novel, "Thirteen Moons, " was a "New York Times "bestseller and named a best book of the year by the "Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune," and "St. Louis Post-Dispatch." "From the Hardcover edition."