Cold Mountain (novel) | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Mary Carroll

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Critical Review by Mary Carroll

SOURCE: A review of Cold Mountain, in Booklist, June 1/15, 1997, p. 1656.

[In the following review, Carroll calls Cold Mountain "a satisfying read."]

The Civil War's last months are the setting for this first novel by Frazier, erstwhile college teacher and author of travel books and stories. Inman, a wounded Confederate soldier, leaves the hospital before his gashed neck heals enough to get him sent back to war. Still weak, he heads for the mountains, where a minister's daughter named Ada is his objective. Inman's return could hardly be timelier for the Charleston-raised Ada: her father has died, and she finds she knows little about operating a farm. Frazier blends the story of Inman's journey with that of Ada's efforts, with the help of a drifter named Ruby, to wring a subsistence living...

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