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User Review  - etxgardener - LibraryThing

I know I'm going against the grain with this review, but I cannot stand Pat Conroy and the only reason I read this book is because it was a selection for my book group. This is the third book by ... Read full review

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User Review  - christinejoseph - LibraryThing

quirky set of friends in Southern town Jack McCall, widower daughter living in Rome — searches his haunting past alcoholism, depression, etc. 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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User Review  - AliceAnna - LibraryThing

A truly brilliant novel -- rich in character, rich in mood. Jack and his daughter Leah were at the center, but his dysfunctional family and his group of mostly dysfunctional friends helped weave the ... Read full review

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User Review  - MAGJohnson - LibraryThing

This is my favorite of Pat Conroy. I have read it more than once and have favorite sections like the release of the newly hatched turtles and the boys in the boat who get lost at sea. This book also reviews the holocaust and brings its influence into modern day. Read full review

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User Review  - Becky221 - LibraryThing

(Read in 2011.) This was a disappointing read considering how much I liked Prince of Tides. It seemed disjointed and unbelievable. There was too much going on -- suicide, holocaust, terrorist attack, mother dying. I had to force myself to finish because it was a book club pick. Read full review

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User Review  - khiemstra631 - LibraryThing

One of the classics in Conroy's body of works, this book has its memorable moments. The book basically chronicles the life, thus far, of Jack McCall whose wife, Shyla, killed herself by jumping off a ... Read full review

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User Review  - kblinn - LibraryThing

One of the classics in Conroy's body of works, this book has its memorable moments. The book basically chronicles the life, thus far, of Jack McCall whose wife, Shyla, killed herself by jumping off a ... Read full review

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User Review  - MSFJones - LibraryThing

I have read this book at least a dozen times, and it remains one of my very favorites. I can't recommend it enough. The story centers around Jack McCall, who leaves his home in South Carolina and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mitchell_Bergeson_Jr - LibraryThing

A Beautiful novel! Read full review


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