Charles Frazier grew up in the mountains of North Carolina. COLD MOUNTAIN, his highly acclaimed first novel, was an international bestseller, selling over one million copies and winning the National Book Award in 1997. It was the inspiration for the Oscar-winning film directed by Anthony Minghella and starring Nicole Kidman, Jude Law, and Renee Zellweger.
Charles Frazier is author of THIRTEEN MOONS, NIGHTWOODS, and, most recently, VARINA. To find out more, visit his Facebook page on www.facebook.com/CharlesFrazierAuthor or follow him on Twitter @Charles_Frazier