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User Review  - Donna828 - LibraryThing

I loved the movie “Conrack” based on this true story of Pat Conroy’s experience of teaching the black children who populated an isolated island off the coast of South Carolina in 1969-70. It was well ... Read full review

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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

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User Review  - MyBookBarn - LibraryThing

I loved this book! It was the first book I read of Conroy's & I can't wait to get my hands on another one (along with the movie that is based on this book). I thought it was well written & very ... Read full review

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User Review  - Oreillynsf - LibraryThing

A memoir of a year spent teaching destitute students on a remote island, The Water is Wide challenges convention and prejudice in really powerful ways. And is proof positive that being seen to do the ... Read full review

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User Review  - shesinplainview - LibraryThing

Just now finished reading "The Water is Wide". Having watched the movie so many years ago and desiring to read the book, I have no idea why doing so took me so long. I'm so grateful that Pat Conroy ... Read full review

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User Review  - wisewoman32 - LibraryThing

A glimpse into 1970's southern life. Interesting. Read full review


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