Prince of Tides

Prince of Tides

eBook - 2010
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The stirring saga of a man's journey to free his sister - and himself - from a tragic family history. Tom Wingo has lost his job, and is on the verge of losing his marriage, when he learns that his twin sister, Savannah, has attempted suicide again. At the behest of Savannah's psychiatrist, Tom reluctantly leaves his home in South Carolina to travel to New York City and aid in his sister's therapy. As Tom's relationship with her psychiatrist deepens, he reveals to her the turbulent history of the Wingo family, and exposes the truth behind the fateful day that changed their lives forever. Drawing richly from Pat Conroy's own troubled upbringing, The Prince of Tides is a sweeping and powerful story of how unlocking the past can be the secret to overcoming the darkest of personal demons
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2010
[United States] : Open Road Media : 2010
ISBN: 9781453204023
1453204024
Branch Call Number: eBook--Adult
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Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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elizali
Aug 31, 2017

Conroy's writing is undoubtedly beautiful. His nature writing is superb - an added bonus I did not expect with this book. I found this book dull at points, but was motivated to continue by Conroy's mastery of craft.

CRRL_MegRaymond Aug 08, 2017

Bleak, dark, poetic story of twins Tom and Savannah, and their very different reactions to growing up in an extremely dysfunctional South Carolina family.

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snowball9876
Apr 02, 2017

RIP Pat Conroy. We who love your books will miss you, but you've suffered enough.

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rpavlacic
Jun 07, 2016

Three decades after its initial publication, this remains one of the quintessential Southern novels. You'll laugh, cry, think ... and in some cases, hurl - and have a marvelous time doing all four reading this book.

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brettalayne
Apr 03, 2016

The story is powerful and compelling, and Pat Conroy's writing is absolutely beautiful.

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becker
Mar 18, 2016

Very strong story with powerful imagery and beautiful writing. Highly recommended.

lahharper Oct 22, 2014

My favourite family saga

geezr_rdr Sep 16, 2013

This is a monumental work and one of the best books I have ever read. A "must" for a list of best American literature.

Tally Dec 30, 2009

The writing is beautiful. Conroy creates images, so that you feel as if you're watching the story on a screen.

northgal Mar 12, 2008

Absolutely one of my favourite books!!

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debwalker Mar 16, 2011

"My wound is geography. It is also my anchorage, my port of call."

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