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Review: The Water is Wide: A Memoir

User Review  - Tricia Defalco - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book, it has been a while since I have read Pat Conroy and I realized what I had missed. I love his storytelling. I like to read him slowly so I can savor his adjectives and ... Read full review

Review: The Water is Wide: A Memoir

User Review  - Steven - Goodreads

Great contrast with so many of the usual plot-driven but meaning-less books I come across. Conroy is a great writer, a poet. But that is not so unusual. It is Conroy's willingness to discuss what it ... Read full review

Review: The Water is Wide: A Memoir

User Review  - Michael Nash - Goodreads

*2nd reading* This novel/memoir was excellent. I love Conroy's eloquent writing and as a Southerner I feel deeply connected with the issues of living in the South about which he writes. My only ... Read full review

Review: The Water is Wide: A Memoir

User Review  - Elizabeth - Goodreads

Cleaning out my Kindle and I found this. Discovered when we saw a story about Yamacraw on TV years ago, it brought me back to my time living in the South, especially beautiful South Carolina. There is ... Read full review

Review: The Water is Wide: A Memoir

User Review  - Donna - Goodreads

I love Pat Conroy's way with words. He has such a keen sense of description. He doesn't use a lot of words, yet manages to be very precise in his details. This detail makes his characters vivid and ... Read full review

Review: The Water is Wide: A Memoir

User Review  - Tiffany Reisz - Goodreads

Devastating. Read full review

Review: The Water is Wide: A Memoir

User Review  - Caroline - Goodreads

I really like some of Pat Conroy's books (South of Broad, King of Tides) but not a fan of others (any of the Santini books) so I typically approach his books with hesitation. However, The Water is ... Read full review

Review: The Water is Wide: A Memoir

User Review  - Carmen Sisson - Goodreads

This is hands-down the best book I have read by Pat Conroy, which is remarkable considering it is his second book, published in 1972 when he was 27. "The Water is Wide" is a memoir, like most Conroy ... Read full review

Review: The Water is Wide: A Memoir

User Review  - Judy - Goodreads

I read this book years ago, but recently re-read it for our book club. I love Conroy and his way with words. I think it is a Southern thing, but I am partial to Southern writers and so appreciate ... Read full review

Review: The Water is Wide: A Memoir

User 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


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