9780739378403

Nightwoods

  • ISBN 13:

    9780739378403

  • ISBN 10:

    0739378406

  • Edition: Large
  • Format: Trade Paper
  • Copyright: 09/27/2011
  • Publisher: Random House Large Print

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Summary

The extraordinary author of Cold Mountainand Thirteen Moonsreturns with a dazzling new novel of suspense and love set in small-town North Carolina in the early 1960s. Charles Frazier puts his remarkable gifts in the service of a lean, taut narrative while losing none of the transcendent prose, virtuosic storytelling, and insight into human nature that have made him one of the most beloved and celebrated authors in the world. Now, with his brilliant portrait of Luce, a young woman who inherits her murdered sister's troubled twins, Frazier has created his most memorable heroine. Before the children, Luce was content with the reimbursements of the rich Appalachian landscape, choosing to live apart from the small community around her. But the coming of the children changes everything, cracking open her solitary life in difficult, hopeful, dangerous ways. Charles Frazier is known for his historical literary odysseys, and for making figures in the past come vividly to life. Set in the twentieth century, Nightwoodsresonates with the timelessness of a great work of art. From the Hardcover edition.

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