Grove Press, Paperback, 9780802142849, 449pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2006
A Whitmanesque foray into America: into its hugeness, its freshness, its scope and its soul.” James Polk, The New York Times Book Review
An astonishing debut . . . a genuinely romantic saga that attains the status of literature.”Malcolm Jones, Newsweek
As close to a masterpiece as American writing is going to come these days.” Fred Chappell, Raleigh News & Observer
Charles Frazier’s feeling for the Southern landscape is reverential and beautifully composed. He has written an astonishing first novel.” Alfred Kazin, The New York Review of Books
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