The Great Santini: A Novel

The Great Santini: A Novel Author Pat Conroy
ISBN-10 0553381555
ISBN-13 9780553381559
Year 0000-00-00
Pages 512
Language English
Publisher Dial Press Trade Paperback
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The piercing iconic semi autobiographical novel of a domineering father and ambitious son from the 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Prince of Tides Step into the powerhouse life of Bull Meecham Hes all Marinefighter pilot king of the clouds and absolute ruler of his family Lillian is his wifebeautiful southern bred with a core of velvet steel Without her cool head her kids would be in real trouble Ben is the oldest a born athlete whose best never satisfies the big man Bens got to stand up even fight back against a father who doesnt give innot to his men not to his wife and certainly not to his son Bull Meecham is undoubtedly Pat Conroys most explosive charactera man you should hate but a man you will love Praise for The Great Santini Stinging authenticity a book that wont quit The Atlanta Journal Pat Conroy has captured a different slice of America in this funny dramatic novel Richmond News Leader Conroy takes aim at our darkest emotions lets the arrow fly and hits the bulls eye almost every time Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Robust and vivid full of feeling Newsday God preserve Pat Conroy The Boston Globe