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User Review  - Tonestaple - LibraryThing

This book had a huge effect on me, to the point that I could barely stand to finish reading it. I detested the Great Santini and I really do not like Pat Conroy for the boundless, endless, limitless ... 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  - CarmenMilligan - LibraryThing

***SPOILERS*** This was a heartbreaking book to read. Knowing that it was based on Pat Conroy's own childhood made it that much more morose. Bull Meechum is a mean man. He sets out to hurt others, and ... Read full review

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User Review  - BookConcierge - LibraryThing

Lt Col Bull Meecham is a Marine fighter pilot – No – he is the GREATEST Marine Fighter Pilot. Just ask his family or any of the men serving under him. This novel gives us a glimpse of one Marine’s ... 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  - foof2you - LibraryThing

Bull Meecham a man who is hard to love, hard to understand yet, somehow gets into your heart. Rich characters. descriptions and full of Southern ways 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  - VashonJim - LibraryThing

Conroy's Santini is one of the most colorful, disgusting characters in recent literature. 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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