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Review: The Great Santini

User Review  - Kerri - Goodreads

This really isn't his best book. I enjoyed the writing but had issues with the plot. Usually it's the other way around. Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

User Review  - Leigh - Goodreads

Conroy can definitely spin a good yarn and keep the reader engaged with his excellent writing. The fact that this excruciatingly tale is actually based on his own father makes the story even more ... Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

Not one of Conroy's best but still worth the time. I can't figure out how Conroy can somehow inspire a feeling of hope and good will in such dark circumstances. He creates these horrible characters ... Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

User Review  - Olivia K. - Goodreads

Very touching as usual. I loved the end part. Parents are really a puzzle when we're a kid but as we grow old...well... Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

User Review  - Carol Chapman - Goodreads

Really a 3.5. Main character is a Marine pilot who reminded me a little of my own dad, although my dad never resorted to any physical abuse. Kept my attention the whole way. Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

User Review  - Seth - Goodreads

3- Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

User Review  - Jamey - Goodreads

Ham-fisted but easy reading. Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

User Review  - David - Goodreads

The Great Santini by Pat Conroy (Bantam 1987)(Fiction - General). This is autobiographical fiction, for the author never made any bones about the fact that Santini was his father. This is a story ... Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

User Review  - Beth Burns - Goodreads

eh. more of the same. Read full review

Review: The Great Santini

User Review  - Mary - Goodreads

Parts of this book rated five stars but otherwise there were too many endless pages that didn't add to the story. Still, Conroy's ability to describe South Carolina in 1962 and the very troubled ... Read full review


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