South of Broad

Product Number: EB00159865
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780385532143
Publisher: The Dial Press
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#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A big sweeping novel of friendship and marriage" (The Washington Post) by the celebrated author of The Prince of Tides and The Great Santini Leopold Bloom King has been raised in a family shattered-and shadowed-by tragedy. Lonely and adrift, he searches for something to sustain him and finds it among a tightly knit group of outsiders. Surviving marriages happy and troubled, unrequited loves and unspoken longings, hard-won successes and devastating breakdowns, as well as Charleston, South Carolina's dark legacy of racism and class divisions, these friends will endure until a final test forces them to face something none of them are prepared for. Spanning two turbulent decades, South of Broad is Pat Conroy at his finest: a masterpiece from a great American writer whose passion for life and language knows no bounds. Praise for South of Broad "Vintage Pat Conroy...? big sweeping novel of friendship and marriage."-The Washington Post "Conroy remains a magician of the page."-The New York Times Book Review "Richly imagined...?hese characters are gallant in the grand old-fashioned sense, devoted to one another and to home. That siren song of place has never sounded so sweet."-New Orleans Times-Picayune "A lavish, no-holds-barred performance."-The Atlanta Journal-Constitution "A lovely, often thrilling story."-The Dallas Morning News "A pleasure to read...? must for Conroy's fans."-Associated Press

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Author(s): Pat Conroy
Original Publish Date: Aug 11, 2009

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Author(s): Pat Conroy
Narrator(s): Mark Deakins
Product Number Z100012491
Released: Aug 11, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9781415965405

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