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A wonderful and moving read and harbinger of many wonderful works by Pat Conroy. Read the book before checking out the movie, "Conrack" with Jon Voight.
Review: The Water Is Wide: A MemoirUser Review - Cindy Feigert - Goodreads
Pat Conroy is one of my favorite authors. While visiting the low country I found this in a bookstore and decided I should read it. It was an interesting look back at education during the late 60's just as integration was beginning. sadly we still face many of the issues addressed in this book. Read full review
Review: The Water Is Wide: A MemoirUser Review - Janet - Goodreads
This memoir deals with Conroy as a young teacher to a group of poor, severely academically neglected students on Yakataw Island in North Carolina. It's got a lot of humor and incredulity; sometimes simultaneously. Read full review
Review: The Water is WideUser Review - Brook Buckelew - Goodreads
Should be read by anyone who currently teaches or has ever taught in a public school system. Read full review