Nightwoods

Nightwoods

A Novel

Audiobook CD - 2011
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Charles Frazier, the author of National Book Award-winning Cold Mountain, presents a new novel. In Nightwoods, Frazier envisions a late 1950s North Carolina through the eyes of Luce, a single woman who must care for the quiet twins of her murdered sister, Lily.
Publisher: New York : Random House Audio, p2011
ISBN: 9780307966506
Branch Call Number: CD F FRA NVD
Characteristics: 7 sound discs (ca. 540 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Patton, Will

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GOGETA1946 Nov 15, 2015

colorfully written, rich in texture, characters and drama, this work shows Frazier's understanding of life in the Appalachians. Will Patton's, smooth slight southern drawl reading lends a depth to the story that is not achieved in the book form. a thoroughly enjoyable listen.

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FVReader
Oct 14, 2014

Not as much mystery and thriller as I was expecting.
The writing is good. Lots of wonderful descriptions of the nature and mountains of Appalachian North Carolina. It's lonely, wild, serene.
The characters are interesting and broken. This is more a story of family and healing.
This would make a great movie. Hollywood would add the terror and horror this family went through in a dramatic, on-the-edge-of-your-seat way.

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IV27HUjg
Oct 22, 2013

Not comparable to Cold Mountain, which probably cannot be matched. I liked it well enough & always enjoy listening to Will Patton read.

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mcspadden7
Mar 19, 2013

Beautifully read. Memorable characters and great story. Would definitely recommend this book!

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