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Varina

Charles Frazier

Varina

a novel

by Charles Frazier

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  • Man-woman relationships,
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    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.

    Edition Notes

    StatementCharles Frazier
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3556.R3599 V37 2018b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination494 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages494
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26952081M
    ISBN 100062406019
    ISBN 109780062406019
    OCLC/WorldCa1029552971


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Varina book you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that the. Frazier, best known for his National Book Award-winning novel Cold Mountain, returns to form with this emotional and often harrowing depiction of a complicated woman.

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As she moves back and forth in her own life story, V recalls. 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.

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Whitepages is the largest and most trusted online phone book and directory. Author Bio • Birth— • Where—Asheville, North Carolina, USA • Education—B.A., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; M.A., Ph.D., Appalachian State University • Awards—National Book Award for Fiction, • Currently—lives in Raleigh, North Carolina Charles Frazier grew up in the mountains of North Carolina.

Cold Mountain, his highly acclaimed first novel, was an. 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. At one point, Varina touches on the complexities of writing itself — the struggle to make a book “from the weightless tools of words,” with no guarantee of success.

It becomes something of a disclaimer for Frazier’s latest novel, which ultimately lacks the weight it portends. In 'Varina,' A Confederate Contemplates Her Complicity Ap • Charles Frazier was done writing about the Civil War after his award-winning novel Cold Mountain.

Book Overview 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.

I think Varina lived in her intellectual ivory tower. She viewed Ellen as her friend and was genuinely baffled and a bit hurt that Ellen didn't view her in the same way. Ellen cherished her freedom. Ellen was keenly aware that Varina was her owner and that she was a slave. Varina did indeed rescue a mixed race child Jimmy Limber.

Varina Anne Banks Howell Davis (May 7, – Octo ) was the only First Lady of the Confederate States of America, and the longtime second wife of President Jefferson moved to the Presidential Mansion in Richmond, Virginia, in mid, and lived there for the remainder of the American Civil and raised in the South and educated in Philadelphia, she had family on Cause of death: Pneumonia.

Varina Howell Davis is a little known figure in the Confederacy, and this book sheds some light on her life, and her husbands life, too. I didn't know that Jefferson Davis had been a US Congressman first, and the part about her going to Washington, DC as the wife of a congressmen when she was 18 years old was one of my favorite parts.

Varina, the titular character in the book, is Varina Davis, the second wife of President Jefferson Davis. She is the first and only first lady of the Confederate States of America. She died in.

Ultimately, the book is a portrait of a woman who comes to realize that complicity carries consequences. Editorial Review An Amazon Best Book of April The author of Cold Mountain returns to the American Civil War and imagines the life of Varina Howell, who married a Mississippi landowner with dreams of living a quiet, comfortable life.5/5(3).

For his new novel, “Varina,” Frazier creates James Blake, the adult version of that boy. Blake, who is a teacher, becomes the book’s driving force as he tracks Davis down and pushes her to.

‘Cold Mountain’ author Charles Frazier returns to Civil War with 'Varina' Charles Frazier's novel, "Cold Mountain," was made into a movie. His new Author: Jana Hoops. Varina (Book): Frazier, Charles: With her marriage prospects limited, teenage Varina Howell agrees to wed the much-older widower Jefferson Davis, with whom she expects a life of security as a Mississippi landowner.

He 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.

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