Charles Frazier
and the Books of Cold Mountain

Introduction | Island 1 | Island 2 | Island 3 | Island 4 | Island 5

Island 4

Robert W. Ingram and Charles R. Frazier
Developing Communications Skills for the Accounting Profession
Accounting education series, no. 5
Sarasota, Fla. : American Accounting Association, c1980.
Original wrappers.

Frazier's first book was this practical manual co-written with a professor in USC's College of Business Administration.

Charles Frazier, with Donald Secreast
Adventuring in the Andes : The Sierra Club Travel Guide to Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, the Amazon Basin, and the Galapagos Islands
San Francisco : Sierra Club Books, c1985.
Fourth printing. Original pictorial wrappers.

Following coursework at USC, Frazier and his wife moved to Colorado. Among the travel writing he undertook there was this second book, also co-authored.

Charles R. Frazier
The Geography of Possibility: Man in the Landscape in Recent Western Fiction
Ph.D. dissertation, University of South Carolina, 1986.
Original red library buckram. Signed by the author.

Following an introductory essay, this 257-page dissertation devotes chapters to the writings of Edward Abbey, Thomas McGuane, James Crumley, Barry Holsten Lopez, Elizabeth Tallent and Douglas Unger.

Charles Frazier
"Licit Pursuits"
The Best of the West 2: New Short Stories from the Wide Side of the Missouri, ed. James & Denise Thomas (Salt Lake City: Gibbs Smith [Peregrine Smith], 1989), 213-22.

This story, told from the viewpoint of a lone nineteenth-century lawman, tells of his ride across country to capture a murderer, his struggle in the woods to escape on foot from his armed and mounted quarry, his dramatic arrest of the murderer at the man's wedding in a small country church, and the technique with which he hanged his captive from a tree-branch in the road outside. The story was originally published in Kansas Quarterly19.3 (Winter/Spring 1987).

Charles Frazier
Cold Mountain
New York : Atlantic Monthly Press, [1997].

Uncorrected advance proof of 368 pages, rather strangely labelled on the front cover and title-page "Uncorrected manuscript." Original glazed pictorial wrappers. At the head of the title is "ver 97.1.14." The title announces "to be published in Spring 1997," while the back cover (with a blurb and bio note not used for the first edition dustjacket) indicates a probable publication date of June.

Cold Mountain
Publisher's promotional card for first edition. Signed by the author.

The front of the card reproduces the front dustjacket, while the reverse carries a short quote from John Berendt, author of Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.


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