The Great Santini

Conroy, Pat (Book - 2006)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Great Santini

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Authors: Conroy, Pat
Statement of Responsibility: Pat Conroy
Title: The Great Santini
Publisher: New York : Dial PressTrade Paperbacks, 2006
Characteristics: 471 p. ; 21 cm.
Subject Headings: Fathers and sons Fiction Marines Fiction Fighter pilots Fiction
Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Topical Term: Fathers and sons
Fighter pilots
LCCN: 2007282294
ISBN: 1435296524
Branch Call Number: FIC C
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Oct 02, 2013
  • geezr_rdr rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a book worth reading and written in good Conroy style. Very interesting topics covered through the character portrayal. My favorite is Toomer.

Dec 02, 2012
  • Winnipeg1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

If/when I'm asked for my list of best books ever read, this is always in the top few. Based on the author's family home life with a madly military father & dependent mother. Moving in every way, frightening, sad, funny, seemingly endless waiting for the next crackpot set of orders from father. Very highly recommended.

Sep 12, 2011
  • zipread rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

If someone’s still writing good books, works of fiction that grab you, this still isn’t it. After wading through pages of inane, juvenile dialogue by page 70 I’m into horseplay and assorted stupidity. I don’t want to read this. I’m sure there’s an audience for this stuff, but it ain’t me.


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