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Old Cold Mountain tales

Maryon Wood Harper

Old Cold Mountain tales

by Maryon Wood Harper

  • 215 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Bargara Press in Lynchburg, Va .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Blue Ridge Mountains,
  • Virginia
    • Subjects:
    • Mountain life -- Fiction.,
    • Blue Ridge Mountains -- Fiction.,
    • Virginia -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMaryon Wood Harper ; drawings by Sarah Reid.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3558.A624794 O38 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 134 p. :
      Number of Pages134
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2875426M
      ISBN 100911087036
      LC Control Number84072887
      OCLC/WorldCa11790330

        Cold Mountain is a violent book, and a couple of readers wanted to justify this almost more than the author did. "To me Inman is an incredibly moral character," said one, though part of his.   Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier Book Trailer. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier Book Trailer. Skip navigation Cold Mountain Book Trailer - Duration: shaylis views.

        In the book, I saw him as an outside collecting men who had run off from the war, and while he did that in the film too, he seemed to be connected to the town of Cold Mountain, as well. In the book, I didn't take away that he was part of the community Inman and Ada were from, so that was the one difference I really caught on to.   I was astonished when I got about half-way through Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier, and thought, “I think the movie was better ” I felt as I was betraying was of my core principles as a mid-level book snob. The theme of Cold Mountain is how the Civil War ravaged the South beyond the battlefields. These images gain a previously untapped power when depicted visually.

        Inman walks back to Cold Mountain, encountering an Odyssey-like assortment of characters and adventures, including a minister who is attempting to murder the slave he got pregnant (Philip Seymour Hoffman), a lonely young mother (Natalie Portman), and a 4/5. Charles Frazier, Author Atlantic Monthly Press $ (p) ISBN


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Old Cold Mountain tales by Maryon Wood Harper Download PDF EPUB FB2

Cold Mountain is my favorite book of all time. I've Old Cold Mountain tales book it at least 7 times, and just wanted to have the audio version.

I didn't describe the mood, above, because there isn't just one mood throughout the book. It takes you on a journey that you'll want to go on forever/5(K). InCharles 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 Cited by: 2. Cold Mountain is a historical novel by Charles Frazier which won the U.S.

National Book Award for Fiction. It tells the story of W. Inman, a wounded deserter from the Confederate army near the end of the American Civil War who walks for months to return to Ada Monroe, the love of his life; the story shares several similarities with Homer's : Charles Frazier.

InCharles 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 4/5(). Cold Mountain is quite possibly the most beautiful book that I've ever read.

It's not for the faint of heart, however, as it's time consuming and requires a great deal of patience as Frazier takes his time with his descriptions of the landscape and the people as Inman, a soldier broken in spirit by the futility and waste of the Civil War, decides to walk home to Ada and his beloved Cold Mountain/5.

Cold Mountain, which takes its title from a peak in the Great Balsam Mountains of Northern Carolina, certainly carries its author's knowledge of a particular area. But natural description is.

Charles Frazier uses reverse psychology to great advantage in his debut novel, Cold Mountain, a Civil War saga with blood on its bayonets and romance in its gentle author takes some creative risks by reshaping the true battle tales of his great-great-grandfather into an epic story that accumulates power and purpose with each turn of the page.

The presence of Greek in this book is an early sign of Frazier’s literary debt to Homer’s Odyssey, one of the foundational works of Western literature, and an important influence on the plot of Cold Mountain.

Just like the hero Odysseus, Inman will have to journey. Cold Mountain Book vs Movie Add A Difference. Add/Edit a Difference. This Spoils the Ending In the Book: In the Movie Ada and Teague have no relationship.

Teague lusts after Ada. He also has his eye on her farm. Inman is shot during the battle when he returns to save Swimmer. In interviews, Charles Frazier has acknowledged Cold Mountain ’s debt to Homer’s Odyssey, one of the foundational works of Western literature (see Background Info for more on this work).

Unsurprisingly, Frazier’s novel touches on one of the oldest themes in the Western canon (and the key theme of the Odyssey): the quest to return home. By the way, the book is set inso that means they moved to Cold Mountain about two years before the Civil War started.

The place was beautiful, but it was a tough adjustment on the social front, like switching schools from Hogwarts to your average American high school. Historical Fiction, Quest. This book cleverly merges two genres, historical fiction and the quest.

By retelling the age-old story of the hero's quest to get home in the specific moment of the American Civil War, it gives us a poignant experience closer to home (yep, we went there) than the Odyssey.

Most Americans know something about the Civil War (or at least napped through some lessons on. Tall Tales from the Blue Ridge Mountains. Title Created Date Author; Old Jake: April, Written by Bob Heafner The Pay Back. The book follows the life of a Universalist family in The Cold Mountain area from the early s until the Inman Chapel closed in Legends, Tales, & History of Cold Mountain (Volumes I-VI) is a six-volume series of The Pigeon Valley Heritage Collection.

The books are authored by Evelyn M. Coltman and are distributed by the Bethel Rural Location: Haywood County, North Carolina, U.S. Cold Mountain is a novel about a soldier’s perilous journey back to his beloved near the Civil War's end.

At once a love story & a harrowing account of one man’s long walk home, Cold Mountain introduc More. InCharles 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 4/4(). The novel is based on the local histories of the North Carolina mountains and stories handed down through Frazier’s family line about his great-grand-uncle, William Pinkney Inman. In“Cold Mountain” won the National Book Award and it was adapted into a.

Cold Mountain is a heartbreakingly beautiful story, elegantly told and utterly convincing down to the last haunting detail. Willie Morris Charles Frazier's Cold Mountain is the most impressive and enthralling first novel I have read in a long time.

Ada’s dead father and the old preacher of Cold Mountain. Monroe moved with his daughter to Black Cove to speed his recovery from consumption.

His wife died giving birth their daughter. A kind man and unconventional preacher, Monroe recognizes in hindsight that he has been overly protective of Ada. Stobrod Thewes. Ruby’s by: 2. Copies of "Old Cold Mountain Tales" are currently stocked by Lynchburg, Virginia area bookstores and may also be ordered through any bookstore or directly from the publishers: Bargara Press, P.O.

BoxLynchburg, VA The price of the hardback, illustrated book is $. A grim story about a tough, resourceful Southern family in the Civil War is somewhat submerged by the weight of lyrical detail piled on the tale, and by the slow pace of the telling.

There's no doubt that Frazier can write; the problem is that he stops so often to savor the sheer pleasure of the act of writing in this debut effort. Inman, seeing that the end of the war is near, decides to. SummerVol. 36, No. 2 By Richard W. Peuser and Trevor K. Plante Enlarge Detail of cover jacket of William P.

Inman s compiled military service record for service in Company F, Twenty-fifth North Carolina Infantry Regiment. (War Department Collection of Confederate Records, RG ) Author Charles Frazier has turned a Civil War tale of a Confederate soldier into a best-selling book .After a time, though, Inman found that he had left the book and was simply forming the topography of home in his head.

Cold Mountain, all its ridges and coves and watercourses. Pigeon River, Little East Fork, Sorrell Cove, Deep Gap, Fire Scald Ridge.