You can also check out an electronic version of the book through OverDrive and your Public Library card; Overdrive is a global distributor of eBooks and make books available in various formats, such as on the Kindle eBook Reader. At this link you will need to search by zip code for the public library nearest you. You will need your Public Library card number to "check out" this electronic book.
Author information is very important when doing a critical analysis of a work, especially when you are asked to provide a brief biography of the author or a bibliography. The resources listed here will help you to find information about authors. You may also want to search for the author's name (last name, first name) in a subject search of the LCCC Library Catalog.
SEARCH HINT: Search "Cold Mountain" AND "Charles Frazier" to limit results to relevant studies and essays.