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User Review  - Unkletom - LibraryThing

I’ll say upfront that The Great Santini holds the title for the best book I’ve read this year and has a very good chance of retaining that title all year. Santini is the late Pat Conroy's first novel ... Read full review

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User Review  - yvonne.sevignykaiser - LibraryThing

Read this one may years ago while living in Atlanta and working at Chapter 11 Books. Second time around was even better, listened to the audio version on my kindle. Conroy is not only a first rate ... Read full review

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User Review  - John_Warner - LibraryThing

Lt. Col. "Bull" Meecham is a Marine pilot who worships God and the Marine Corp with the latter taking priority. He is a no-nonsense Marine harsh disciplinarian who manages his wife and four children ... Read full review

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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  - lanewillson - LibraryThing

My favorite book! 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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