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User Review  - laurensx - LibraryThing

Pat Conroy vividly recalls his teaching experience on the Gullah island of Yamacraw, South Carolina. In the midst of the Civil Rights era, Conroy, a former racist, find himself drawn to this exotic ... Read full review

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User Review  - creighley - LibraryThing

Another enjoyable Conroy story. Based on his experiences teaching on a forgotten island, South Carolina’s Daufuskie Island, Pat Conroy tells the tale of a teacher who truly loved his students and ... Read full review

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User Review  - tututhefirst - LibraryThing

This poignant memoir tells of Conroy's early teaching career attempting to upgrade the educational experience of students in an all black school on poverty plagued Daufuskie Island (fictionalized in ... Read full review

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User Review  - BlackSheepDances - LibraryThing

This is a fascinating look at the South and race and what happens when you try to buck the system. Conroy is a young school teacher in this, and he takes a job on a small island to teach the ... Read full review

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User Review  - foof2you - LibraryThing

An autobiographical story of when Conroy was a teacher on an island in South Carolina that was more interested in baby sitting than teaching the students. He tries many times to broaden his students horizons and meets continual resistance. I enjoyed this book Read full review

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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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