Title: Thirteen Moons ***SIGNED & DATED***
Publisher: Random House, NY
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: As New
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Signed: Signed and Dated By Author on the Full Title Page
Edition: First Trade Edition, First Printing.
First Trade Edition, First Printing with full number line. Signed, without inscription, and dated 10-9-06 (week of publication) by author on the FULL title page. New unread As New book in As New dust jacket. Beautiful collector's copy. All our books are bubble wrapped and shipped in a sturdy box with Delivery Confirmation. NO remainder mark, NO previous owner markings or inscriptions, NOT price clipped, NOT a Book Club Edition, NOT an Ex-Lib. Dust jacket covered in protective clear wrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 008872
Synopsis: This magnificent novel by one of America?s finest writers is the epic of one man?s remarkable journey, set in nineteenth-century America against the background of a vanishing people and a rich way of life.
At the age of twelve, under the Wind moon, Will is given a horse, a key, and a map, and sent alone into the Indian Nation to run a trading post as a bound boy. It is during this time that he grows into a man, learning, as he does, of the raw power it takes to create a life, to find a home. In a card game with a white Indian named Featherstone, Will wins ? for a brief moment ? a mysterious girl named Claire, and his passion and desire for her spans this novel. As Will?s destiny intertwines with the fate of the Cherokee Indians ? including a Cherokee Chief named Bear ? he learns how to fight and survive in the face of both nature and men, and eventually, under the Corn Tassel Moon, Will begins the fight against Washington City to preserve the Cherokee?s homeland and culture. And he will come to know the truth behind his belief that ?only desire trumps time.?
Brilliantly imagined, written with great power and beauty by a master of American fiction, Thirteen Moons is a stunning novel about a man?s passion for a woman, and how loss, longing and love can shape a man?s destiny over the many moons of a life.
From the Hardcover edition.
About the Author: Charles Frazier grew up in the mountains of North Carolina. Cold Mountain, his highly acclaimed first novel, was an international bestseller, and won the National Book Award in 1997.
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