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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  - Becky221 - LibraryThing

I read Prince of Tides years ago and loved it. This book, while displaying Conroy's eloquent writing style, was not as good. Perhaps the subject matter (morals and hazing at a South Carolina military college) was a bit dated and disturbing. Read full review

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User Review  - galacticus - LibraryThing

When I attended the Citadel this book had been around for eight years. Many alum were sore about its publication and the portrayal of life at the institution. For my part I found the book - while ... Read full review

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User Review  - krazy4katz - LibraryThing

This book began slowly as a character study. The narrator draws you into himself until you feel as though you become him, living his life with his disappointments, triumphs and pain. The prose is rich ... Read full review

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User Review  - bohemiangirl35 - LibraryThing

I'm not sure what I think about this novel. I can't decide if I liked it or not. The language didn't bother me like it did some people. What else would you expect from bunch of 18-21-year-old boys/men ... Read full review

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User Review  - plm1250 - LibraryThing

While I skipped the middle part of the story of a young man four years at a private military academy in the South, the first and last part were vintage Conroy. Tense, dramatic as once again race comes ... Read full review

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User Review  - readingrat - LibraryThing

I have very mixed feelings about this book. The parts I liked the best - the experiences of the boys enrolled in the Citadel - I really, really enjoyed. Other parts of the book - not so much. Perhaps ... Read full review

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User Review  - DCArchitect - LibraryThing

Pat Conroy constructs a novel about personal honor, brotherhood, family, and the ability of institutions to crush the individual around the story of senior at a southern military academy. A coming of age story worth reading. Read full review

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User Review  - oel_3 - LibraryThing

One of my best-loved books Read full review


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