June 1, 1997
June 1, 1997
Inman, a wounded soldier, walks away from the front during the Civil War to return to his prewar sweetheart, Ada, who desperately works to revive a struggling farm
Based on stories in the author's family, this novel is about a wounded Civil War soldier who walks away from the hospital and finds his arduous way home to his sweetheart--a cultured young woman who has been forced to learn the brutal ways of farm life. The stories of the two lovers are intertwined; when they converge, they find that their worlds have changed radically, and so have they. Winner of the 1997 National Book Award for fiction.
Genre: Fiction + Literature Themes, Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Travel + Voyages, Family + Friendship, Human Qualities + Behavior, Work + the Workplace, Literary, War + Military, Types of Characters, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Love + Relationships + Sex, Settings
- Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes
- Subgenre: Settings, Love + Relationships + Sex, Literary Genres + Types of Novels, Types of Characters, War + Military, Literary, Work + the Workplace, Human Qualities + Behavior, Family + Friendship, Travel + Voyages
- Language: English
- Author: Charles Frazier
- Online Item #: 11807321
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 248-24-1303
- ISBN: 9780871136794
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported