Varina

Product Number: EB00707174
Released: Apr 03, 2018
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9780062406002
Publisher: Ecco
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Sooner or later, history asks, which side were you on? In his powerful new novel, Charles Frazier returns to the time and place of Cold Mountain, vividly bringing to life the chaos and devastation of the Civil War Her marriage prospects limited, teenage Varina Howell agrees to wed the much-older widower Jefferson Davis, with whom she expects the secure life of a Mississippi landowner. Davis instead pursues a career in politics and is eventually appointed president of the Confederacy, placing Varina at the white-hot center of one of the darkest moments in American history-culpable regardless of her intentions. The Confederacy falling, her marriage in tatters, and the country divided, Varina and her children escape Richmond and travel south on their own, now fugitives with "bounties on their heads, an entire nation in pursuit." Intimate in its detailed observations of one woman's tragic life and epic in its scope and power, Varina is a novel of an American war and its aftermath. Ultimately, the book is a portrait of a woman who comes to realize that complicity carries consequences.

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Author(s): Charles Frazier
Awards:New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: Apr 03, 2018

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Author(s): Charles Frazier
Narrator(s): Molly Parker
Product Number DD37328
Released: Apr 03, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: #9780062406033
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Author(s): Charles Frazier
Narrator(s): Molly Parker
Product Number Z100131432
Released: Apr 03, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: #9780062406026

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