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User Review  - hobbitprincess - LibraryThing

Once again, this is a reread. I don't think I've read it since I became a teacher, however. That made this book even more poignant than it was in previous readings. Pat Conroy takes a teaching job on ... Read full review

Review: The Water Is Wide: A Memoir

User Review  - Anna Louise - Goodreads

We have come to expect not only radiant prose but honesty and intriguing story telling from Pat Conroy. There is no disappointment whatsoever in his THE WATER IS WIDE, a memoir of the time he spent on ... Read full review

Review: The Water Is Wide: A Memoir

User Review  - Minty McBunny - Goodreads

I ran out of library books the day before my weekly trip to same, so I pulled this off my bookshelf. I'd only read it once before & remembered it being better than anticipated. It really is an ... Read full review

Review: The Water Is Wide: A Memoir

User Review  - Ken - Goodreads

Because I am overly descriptive, I would have subtitled this book "The arrogance of idealism" because it so well documents the reality that comes with facing an entrenched culture and assuming that it ... Read full review

Review: The Water Is Wide: A Memoir

User Review  - Maria Elena - Goodreads

Pat Conroy is one of my favorite authors. I fount The Water is Wide fascinating. As a teacher, at times it made me cringe. Conroy's narrative is beautiful, poetic, and fun. His descriptions of the ... Read full review

Review: The Water Is Wide: A Memoir

User 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 Wide: A Memoir

User Review  - Sandy Hiorns - Goodreads

This is my first experience reading a book by Pat Conroy but it won't be my last. Pat told it like it was in the late 60s in the South. I found myself reliving my teaching experience in Brunswick, GA ... Read full review

Review: The Water Is Wide: A Memoir

User Review  - Judy - Goodreads

This is Pat Conroy's interesting account of his year spent teaching the illiterate black children on Yamacraw Island off the coast of South Carolina. It's 1969 and Conroy has applied to go into the ... Read full review

Review: The Water Is Wide: A Memoir

User Review  - Sarah - Goodreads

A must read for anyone wanting to go into teaching! Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - aylin1 - LibraryThing

couldnt find the listing, but after reading the tree book , listened to the tom Stechschulte reading which was excellent. Read full review


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