[]
[]

Beach Music

Conroy, Pat (Book - 2009)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Beach Music
Print

Item Details

Random House, Inc.
PAT CONROY, America’s preeminent storyteller, delivers a sweeping novel of lyric intensity and searing truth–the story of Jack McCall, an American expatriate in Rome, scarred by tragedy and betrayal. His desperate desire to find peace after his wife’s suicide draws him into a painful, intimate search for the one haunting secret in his family’s past that can heal his anguished heart.

Spanning three generations and two continents, from the contemporary ruins of the American South to the ancient ruins of Rome, from the unutterable horrors of the Holocaust to the lingering trauma of Vietnam, Beach Music sings with life’s pain and glory. It is another masterpiece in PAT CONROY’S legendary list of beloved novels.

Baker & Taylor
Living in Rome with his daughter, Jack McCall finds his grief following his wife's suicide interrupted by the arrival of his sister-in-law and two friends seeking his help in tracking down a classmate who went underground as a Vietnam protestor.

Baker
& Taylor

Living in Rome with his daughter, Jack McCall finds his grief following his wife's suicide interrupted by the arrival of his sister-in-law and two friends seeking his help in tracking down a classmate who went underground as a Vietnam protestor. Reprint.

Authors: Conroy, Pat
Statement of Responsibility: Pat Conroy
Title: Beach music
Publisher: New York : Dial Press Trade Paperbacks, 2009
Edition: 2009 Dial Press trade pbk. ed
Characteristics: 776 p. ; 21 cm.
Notes: Includes a reader's guide (p. [771]-776)
Subject Headings: Americans Italy Fiction Fathers and daughters Fiction Rome (Italy) Fiction South Carolina Fiction
Topical Term: Americans
Fathers and daughters
ISBN: 9780553381535
0553381539
Branch Call Number: FIC C
MARC Display»

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

Jun 25, 2011
  • aaa5756 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A++ "very good read"

Jun 24, 2011
  • eg102194 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

One of my favorites - started slow and then I couldn't put it down. I found myself thinking about it for weeks afterward.

Jan 03, 2011
  • Gazebo rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A very good read, that gets better as it develops; author could have condensed the first 150 pages.

Age

Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add a Notice

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Videos

Add a Video

There are no videos for this title yet.

Find it at NYPL

  Loading...

Other Formats

Buy It Now

Support your library, keep it forever!

View Purchase Options Learn more about this program

Your Cart

Hello! We noticed you have the following items in your cart right now:

If you'd still like to purchase the items you have in your cart, you can do that now.

You'll be able to purchase your eBook after you have checked out your current cart.

Beach Music
Conroy, Pat
Beach Music

To continue with your eBook purchase immediately, you can clear your cart by clicking below.

All items will be removed from your cart.


I'd like to keep browsing! I'll decide later.

Explore Further


Browse the Shelf

Subject Headings


Recommendations

  Loading...

Powered by BiblioCommons.
app08 Version Arkelstorp Last updated 2014/10/23 09:41