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Review: Cold Mountain

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com

An American epic, COLD MOUNTAIN tells the story of a Confederate soldier returning home to his beloved in the Blue Mountains. Winner of the National Book Award. Read full review

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User Review  - longhorndaniel - LibraryThing

An extremely well written novel. The 2 main characters you mostly fall in love with and want at the same point to be them and are grateful that you are not them. Read full review

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User Review  - ajarn7086 - LibraryThing

Inman is a Confederate soldier and he is not very happy about it. After a hospital stay for a wound, he decides to leave the military life and return home. Maybe he will reunite with Ada; he hopes so ... Read full review

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User Review  - deldevries - LibraryThing

For 25 years I thought about reading the Shelby Foote Civil War series and I stopped after 50% of the first book. I was looking for this book! Cold Mountain has characters and the story line of their ... Read full review

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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

Book on CD read by the author A wounded soldier walks away from the hospital, determined to return to his love on Cold Mountain. Meanwhile that young woman, raised to be a flower of Southern womanhood ... Read full review

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User Review  - RussellBittner - LibraryThing

I realize that I run against the grain when I call this book merely good. I realize I run equally against the grain when I say I found the film version of it flawed. But that’s my frank opinion of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rosenstern - LibraryThing

I loved Cold Mountain for its descriptions. Frazier's descriptions of the natural cycles and how we connect into it was brilliant. Inman and Ada's love was secondary only. I related more to Inman than Ada but still found the book enjoyable. Worth it. Read full review

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User Review  - allygggggg - LibraryThing

It's not Gone with the Wind by Megan Mitchell. It's for really dumb, stupid southerners. You're not going to get any respect for reading it! I was in the north when the movie was being made in 01-03 ... Read full review

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I read this book and liked it very much, the writer Frazier presented each and every character in the local story in such a way that the reader of the book thinks like that very thing is happening in before of his own ayes. In other word the story is full of imagination.

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User Review  - nancynova - LibraryThing

very good civil war era Read full review

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