Big Advances Win Publicity for Books, Authors Charles Frazier, the author of the blockbuster book Cold Mountain, earned an astronomical $8.25 million advance on his second novel. Thirteen Moons hits bookstores on Oct. 3, during a crowded fall season.
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Big Advances Win Publicity for Books, Authors

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Big Advances Win Publicity for Books, Authors

Big Advances Win Publicity for Books, Authors

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Charles Frazier, the author of the blockbuster book Cold Mountain, earned an astronomical $8.25 million advance on his second novel. Thirteen Moons hits bookstores on Oct. 3, during a crowded fall season. Deborah Amos talks with Charlotte Abbott of Publishers Weekly.

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