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User Review  - santhony - LibraryThing

I’ve apparently gone about reading Pat Conroy all backward, having started with The Death of Santini and now filling in with his earlier work. In Death of Santini, Conroy provides an autobiographical ... Read full review

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User Review  - librarygeek33 - LibraryThing

This one's a "Classic." Laughing out loud (even sitting alone in public) gets 4 stars before we even start. I couldn't give it 5 stars because of the un-politically correct, not to mention offensive ... Read full review

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User Review  - datrappert - LibraryThing

This is another emotional roller coaster from Conroy. It mostly concerns the conflicted relationship between a father, a military aviator, and his son. Reading this book, you will grow to have the ... Read full review

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User Review  - eightambliss - LibraryThing

The Great Santini is-in my opinion-Conroy's best work to date. Maybe I can relate because I also had a military dad who demanded respect from his family, but I truly found myself engrossed in the ... Read full review

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User Review  - elsyd - LibraryThing

Since I am such a fan of Pat Conroy, I can't imagine why it has taken me so long to read this book! It is a mastepiece! While this is a disturbing story, and what Conroy book does not have some ... Read full review

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User Review  - Donna828 - LibraryThing

What an emotional ride I had with this book. Conroy captures the essence of growing up in a military family. As the daughter of an Army colonel, I have experienced the same feelings on moving day. "If ... Read full review

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User Review  - pdebolt - LibraryThing

I think this is Conroy's greatest book to date. The poignancy of the plainly-autobiographical interaction of the characters is simply masterful. Read full review

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User Review  - cmasson17 - LibraryThing

A wonderfully readable portrayal of a complex man and his complex relationship with his son. Read full review

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User Review  - edwina1 - LibraryThing

Couldn't put this book down - fabulous! Read full review

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User Review  - wfzimmerman - LibraryThing

An all-time favorite book about a family dealing with a father's abusive behavior. Read full review


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