Everything you need to understand or teach Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier.
Cold Mountain is the story of a wounded Confederate deserter's return to his home and the city girl who learns to live there on a farm with the help of a tough, capable, and independent mountain girl.
A gravely wounded Confederate soldier, a veteran of the savage Battle of Fredericksburg, writes from the hospital to the woman he left behind that he is coming home to her. Inman deserts, knowing that Home Guards are on the prowl for deserters, and he begins a long trek westward to Cold Mountain, where he grew up. Inman's youth has filled him with respect for Indian lore, and warfare has filled him with nightmares of shattered bodies and incompetent leadership. Having enlisted to protect his homeland from invaders, Inman is disillusioned by humanity's brutality and has no loyalties. Inman worries that 4 years of horror have transformed him into a monster his would-be...
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