Award-winning author Charles Frazier returns to the Civil War era in his fourth novel, “Varina” to explore the life of Jefferson Davis’ second wife, Varina Howell Davis, a complicated and fascinating woman.
Award-winning author Charles Frazier returns to the Civil War era in his fourth novel, “Varina” to explore the life of Jefferson Davis’ second wife, Varina Howell Davis, a complicated and fascinating woman. Mark Humphrey AP
Award-winning author Charles Frazier returns to the Civil War era in his fourth novel, “Varina” to explore the life of Jefferson Davis’ second wife, Varina Howell Davis, a complicated and fascinating woman. Mark Humphrey AP

Charles Frazier didn't plan to return to the Civil War for his next book. But he couldn't shake the story of 'Varina.'

April 01, 2018 07:26 AM