CHARLES FRAZIER-Varina

 

 

 

 

Monday, April 16 at 7PM

Author
CHARLES FRAZIER
speaking & signing
Varina

 

 

 


EVENT & TICKET GUIDELINES

  • The speaking portion of this event is free & open to the public.
  • Tickets are required to join the signing line.
  • Tickets are only available with the purchase of a copy of Varina from BookPeople.
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ABOUT VARINA

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.


ABOUT CHARLES FRAZIER

Charles Frazier grew up in the mountains of North Carolina. He is the author of Cold Mountain, the National Book Award Winner for Fiction, Thirteen Moons and Nightwoods.


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Event date: 
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 7:00pm
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Varina Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062405982
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Ecco Press - April 3rd, 2018

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