The Lords of Discipline

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Dial Press Trade Paperbacks, 2002 - Fiction - 561 pages
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In this powerful, mesmerizing, and acclaimed bestseller, Pat Conroy sweeps us into the turbulent world of four young men—friends, cadets, and blood brothers—and their days of hazing, heartbreak, pride, betrayal, and, ultimately, humanity. We go deep into the heart of the novel's hero, Will McLean, a rebellious outsider with his own personal code of honor who is battling into manhood the hard way. Immersed in a poignant love affair with a haunting beauty, Will must boldly confront the terrifying injustice of a corrupt institution as he struggles to expose a mysterious group known as “The Ten.”

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Love all books by Pat Conroy. For lovers of Charleston, SC; the Citadel, and basketball fans. Enjoyed the VMI references. A breathtaking read that follows Will McLean's class from plebe year up to graduation. A powerful read & just brutal at times. Read full review

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Pat Conroy is the bestselling author of The Water is Wide, The Great Santini, The Lords of Discipline, The Prince of Tides, Beach Music, and My Losing Season. He lives in Fripp Island, South Carolina.

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