Review: Beach Music

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The novel tells of Jack McCall, an American who moves to Rome to escape the trauma and painful memory of his young wife's suicide leap off a bridge in South Carolina. The story takes place in South Carolina and Rome, then reaches back in time to the Vietnam War era and the horrors of the Holocaust. It is a novel that concerns itself with the loss of innocence. It is about the acquisition of ... Read full review

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User Review  - VashonJim - LibraryThing

I just can't get enough of Pat Conroy. This tale plays out over two continents, and as is always the case with Conroy, features a cast of Southern characters that are truly unique. What a story. Read full review

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Pat Conroy has to be the best yet at story telling, allowing the reader to visualize it and feel like they are eavesdropping on the conversations of others. Beach Music could very easily be my very favorite book of all time.

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